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# Why 110m hurdles for men and not 100m?

Updated: 10/20/2022

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11y ago

Because the hurdles for men are set at different distances from the starting line than for women. For example: The mens hurdles start at the blue line, so the womens would start about 2 inches away at the yellow line.

Additionally, elite men's stride length would not allow them to hurdle at the distance that womens hurdles are set at; it's simply too short.

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