Marione Fourie coasted over the barriers on Sunday to smash the South African women's 100m hurdles record in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.
Competing at the Resisprint International, a World Athletics Continental Tour meeting, Fourie delivered the performance of her lifetime to shatter the national record after knocking on the door for some time.
The 21 year-old athlete secured victory in 12.55 seconds*, with Tjin-A-Lim Maayke of the Netherlands taking second position in 12.66.
She ripped 0.21 off the SA mark (19.76) which was set by Tayon Bieldt earlier this month, with the duo taking the discipline to new heights,
Fourie showed consistent form on the domestic circuit this year, earning her third straight ASA senior title in her specialist event.
And by shattering her personal best of 12.86 at the Swiss meeting - climbing to 10th place in the world rankings in her event - she was rewarded for her hard work by producing a real breakthrough ahead of next month's World Athletics Championships in Budapest.
* All ASA records are subject to standard ratification procedures
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Athletics South Africa (ASA) is the national governing body for the sport of athletics (including Track and Field, Cross Country, Road Running and Race Walking) in South Africa, is a member of World Athletics and the Confederation of African Athletics. The association was formed in 1995 and is based in Johannesburg.