Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Tobiloba Amusan Qualifies For 100m Hurdles Final In First Place (Photos)

Nigeria’s athlete and maybe its first hope of winning a medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics games, Tobiloba Amusan wins the semi-final women’s 100 metres hurdles event heat 1, as she qualifies for the finals of the event tomorrow, Monday, August 2. Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Tobiloba Amusan The 24-year-old qualified at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium by winning semi-final 1 with a time of 12.62 seconds, leaving Bahamas’ Devynne Charlton who had 12.66 in second place.
According to reports, Tobiloba Amusan will run from lane 6 against seven other qualifiers.
She has a personal best 12.48, the fourth-best in the field, and a season-best of 12.48 also, which is equally a fourth-best in the field.
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Amusan is ranked number four in the world, and she is second best in rankings in Monday’s field of eight finalists. World record-holder Kendra Harrison of the US is the best in number two.
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