Nigerian hurdler Tobi Amusan has helped Nigeria seal her place for the umpteenth time as the true Giant of Africa, breaking records and setting history with her 100m women’s hurdles win at the ongoing Women Diamond League.
Tobi Amusan broke records to become the first Nigerian to win a Diamond League trophy and also broke a 23-year African record of winning the league. With her with 12.42secs run, Tobi Amusan also sets a sensational new African and Personal Best records.She had defeated Dutch athlete Visser Nadine who ran a National Record and PB of 12.51secs to emerge second and Tapper Megan of Jamaica who came third in 12.55secs.
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Tobi, who narrowly missed out on a podium finish at the Olympics after placing fourth behind Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, the USA’s Kendra Harrison and Tapper, has been involved in four races after the global sports showpiece.She has, however, had a good post-Olympics, breaking the meets record at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial in Silesia, Poland, on Sunday in a time of 12.64secs.
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She also won the Citius Meeting in 12.80secs in Bern, Switzerland on August 21 and placed fourth at the Paris Diamond League seven days later.Trending Video Of The Day: Does The Guinea Coup Spell Trouble For Nigeria?