Olympic Champion Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone to return to USATF NYC Grand Prix on Sun., Jun. 9
Jun 3, 2024

Olympic Champion Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone to return to USATF NYC Grand Prix on Sun., Jun. 9

NEW YORK, New York. (June 3, 2024) – Olympic Champion Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone will return to compete at the USATF NYC Grand Prix on Sunday, June 9, organizers announced today.

The sixth stop on World Athletics’ Continental Tour Gold, the USATF NYC Grand Prix will take place at Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island in New York City on Sunday, June 9. Tickets for the event on are now on sale at

Racing in New York for the second-consecutive year, Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone leads the field in the women’s 400m. A native of nearby Dunellen, New Jersey, McLaughlin-Levrone rewrote the record books in the 400m hurdles, becoming the first woman to break both the 52.00 and 51.00 second barriers, setting world records in winning both the 2020 Olympic and 2022 World Athletics Championships titles. On May 31 in Atlanta, McLaughlin-Levrone stormed to a world leading 52.70 in the 400m hurdles.

McLaughlin-Levrone joins previously announced top athletes including Noah Lyles, Gabby Thomas, Elaine Thompson-Herah, Fred Kerley, Tobi Amusan, Danielle Williams, Devynne Charlton and Kendra Harrison.

The full schedule for the 2024 USATF NYC Grand Prix is now online and can be viewed by clicking here.

The 2024 USATF NYC Grand Prix will be shown live both on NBC from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT, as well as on Peacock from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 9 and is a gold-level member of the World Athletics Continental Tour.

About the Randalls Island Park Alliance
The Randall’s Island Park Alliance (RIPA), founded in 1992, is a public-private partnership with the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation that seeks to realize the unique potential of 330 waterfront parkland acres anchoring Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens. RIPA works with the City and local communities to provide an innovative and exciting destination through a wide range of sports venues, cultural events, and environmental exploration. As the dedicated steward of Randall’s Island Park, the Alliance sustains, maintains, develops and programs the Park to support the well-being of all New Yorkers.The Park offers miles of waterfront pathways, almost nine acres of wetlands, an urban farm, Icahn Stadium - an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Class 1 certified running track with a 400-meter Mondo Super X Surface - a golf center, a 20-court tennis center, and over 60 new playing fields, as well as the Harlem River Event Site. For more information, please visit 

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