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This Is Olympic Track Prodigy Sydney McLaughlin's Go-To Meal

Sydney McLaughlin snagged the 400-meter hurdle world record at the U.S. Olympic Trials in June. The esteemed 21-year-old track athlete became the first woman in history to run the event in under 52 seconds—51.9 seconds, to be exact. McLaughlin is competing in the first round of the women's 400-meter hurdles this evening in Tokyo. To mark the occasion, we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to showcase the two-time Olympian's go-to post-workout meal. RELATED: This Is the Exact Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Gold Medalist Allyson Felix Eats to Stay Fit ! In a 2018 interview with ESPN , McLaughlin said one of her favorite meals is a homemade buffalo chicken pizza. "It has carbs, veggies, and protein—perfect for lunch after a hard workout," she said. When asked whose recipe she uses, McLaughlin responded, "I actually don't know! I think it came from a huge binder of recipes that the U.K. athletic department sports nutritionists provide." As McLa