Norway's Karsten Warholm breaks 400m hurdles world record

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Two-time world champion Karsten Warholm of Norwary broke the 400 metres hurdles world record - which had lasted since 1992, four years before he was born - with a time of 46.70 seconds at the Oslo Diamond League event on Thursday.  (Paolo Bruno/Getty Images - image credit)
Two-time world champion Karsten Warholm of Norwary broke the 400 metres hurdles world record - which had lasted since 1992, four years before he was born - with a time of 46.70 seconds at the Oslo Diamond League event on Thursday. (Paolo Bruno/Getty Images - image credit)

Norway's Karsten Warholm set a world record in the men's 400 meters hurdles in front of his home crowd at the Diamond League meeting in Oslo on Thursday.

The 25-year-old twice world champion broke the record - which had lasted since 1992, four years before he was born - with a time of 46.70 seconds.

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