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Tobi Amusan Brings Home Gold Medal After World Record Breaking 100m Hurdles

At the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, early on Monday, July 25, Tobi Amusan from Nigeria earned her first gold medal 

and also created history as she broke the women’s 100-meter hurdles world record.

Tobi Amusan set a new African record and Nigeria’s quickest time in the competition’s history 

with a staggering 12.40-second run in the initial performance.

Amusan’s time is two hundreth of a second faster

than the 12.44 seconds Glory Alozie ran to win a silver medal

in the event 23 years ago in Seville, Spain.


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Tobi Amusan Brings Home Gold Medal After World Record Breaking 100m Hurdles
Tobi Amusan after winning 100m Hurdles


Meanwhile Before winning the final, she topped the list of qualifiers

for the semifinals scheduled for the final day of the championships.

Tobi Amusan was also the only Nigerian female 100m hurdles runner to make the penultimate round of the competition.

The World Athletic championship holds every year to celebrate all athletes the world over

This year’s championship held at Oregon and Nigerian Athletes are already claiming victory

Another Victory worthy of celebration is that of Ese Brume who won silver in the long jump competition

Things may not be so amazing in Nigeria now,

But with Amusan and Brume’s victories we can proudly say that we have won

Watch the thrilling video HERE

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