Matt Hudson-Smith claims silver medal for Great Britain in Budapest

Great Britain’s Matt Hudson-Smith fell agonisingly in need of a shocking world title after being compelled to accept silver within the 400 metres.

The 28-year-old was crushed within the ultimate few metres by Jamaica’s Antonio Watson after faltering, regardless of main down the house straight on the World Championships.

He ran 44.31 seconds and added to 2022’s European gold and world bronze after a courageous race on the National Athletics Centre on Thursday night time.

Last 12 months, instantly after coming third in Eugene, the Wolverhampton runner revealed he struggled together with his psychological well being to the purpose the place he tried to take his personal life.

A bit greater than 13 months on and Hudson-Smith can name himself one of many world’s finest, forward of subsequent 12 months’s Olympics in Paris.

He had set a brand new private better of 44.26 seconds within the semi-final, breaking a 36-year-old European file within the course of.

He added to the British medals after golds for Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Josh Kerr within the heptathlon and 1500m and Zharnel Hughes’ 100m bronze.

Earlier on Thursday, Ben Pattison reached the 800m ultimate however Max Burgin and Daniel Rowden did not progress whereas Jamaica’s Danielle Williams claimed the ladies’s 100m hurdles title.

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