Tobi Amusan Continues 2022 Revolution, Wins Diamond League With New Record
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By Our Correspondent
Nigeria’s Queen of Hurdles, World and Africa records holder, Tobi Amusan set a new record on Thursday as she won another trophy after finishing in 12.29s to successfully defend her Diamond League title.
She won the women’s 100 meters hurdles at this year’s Diamond League in Zurich.
Kendra Harrison of the United States and Britany Anderson of Jamaica finished second and third, respectively, behind the champion.
The 25-year-old had in August, won the gold medal in the women’s 100m hurdles at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
This was after she had broken the hurdles record in the semi-finals in 12.12s at the World Athletic Championship,
Amusan is the first Nigerian to win a gold medal at the championship with her wind speed display in Eugene, Oregon.
She also defended her African championships title with a 12:57s.
This is her FIFTH major win since her first taste of victory at the Diamond League final last year.
Sept 2021- Diamond League Final winner
Jun 2022- African Championships title
Jul 2022- World Championships title & World Record
Aug 2022- Commonwealth Games Title & Games Record
Sept 2022- Diamond League Final Winner & Meet Record