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.
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
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