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Christopher Taylor breaks Usain Bolt's 400m Jamaican youth record

Fifteen-year-old Christopher Taylor breaks Usain Bolt's Jamaican youth 400m record at the World Youth Championships in Colombia.

Christopher Taylor has broken Usain Bolt's long-standing 400m national youth record at the World Youth Championships.

In his semi-final race in Colombia, the 15-year-old recorded a time of 45.30s, beating Bolt's time by five hundredths of a second.

Taylor told The Gleaner: "I just came here to win. The execution was just to get out hard, cover the back stretch and then come home strong."

The time is the sixth fastest on the all-time youth list.


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