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Tobi Amusan is the Reigning Queen of 100m Hurdles!

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There’s a saying that when somebody does exceedingly properly, they deserve their reward. Tobi Amusan has a coronary heart stuffed with champion’s spirit and has accomplished exceedingly properly. Again and again, she has proved that she isn’t just a runner who runs swiftly, however who breaks information – even her personal – and scoops medals. We name her the golden lady of 100m hurdles.

Right here’s a rundown of her world championships thus far:

At simply 18, Tobi Amusan introduced her arrival on the athletics scene with a double gold medal efficiency in 2015. She dominated the 100m hurdles at each the African Junior Athletics Championships in Ethiopia and the African Video games within the Republic of Congo.

In 2018, Tobi made historical past as the primary Nigerian to win gold within the Commonwealth Video games in 100m hurdles on the 2018 Commonwealth Video games in Australia. She additionally received a bronze mannequin within the 4x 100m relay together with her teammates, Pleasure Udo-Gabriel, Blessing Okagbare and Rosemary Chukwuma.

Later in the identical 12 months, she received her first African Championship on the 2018 Asaba African Championship and a gold medal within the 4 × 100m relay.

In 2019, at her second African Video games in Rabat, Morocco, Tobi blazed over the hurdles to win a gold medal in a document of 12.68 seconds.

In the identical 12 months, on the 2019 World Championship in Doha, Qatar, Tobi set a private finest within the 100m hurdles heats and semis however completed fourth within the closing.

In 2021, she broke a 23-year-old African document by Glory Alozie, clocking 12.42 seconds to turn into the primary Nigerian Diamond League champion on the Zurich Diamond League. This historic feat earned her the coveted diamond trophy and $30,000.00.

In June 2022, Tobi Amusan solidified her reign because the African 100m hurdles champion, retaining her title on the twenty second African Championships in Mauritius with a time of 12.57 seconds. She didn’t cease there, she added one other gold in a victorious 4 × 100m relay.

In the identical month, she proved her dominance with an incredible top-tier end, clocking 12.41 seconds on the 2022 Wanda Diamond League in Paris.

The identical 12 months in July, in Oregon, Tobi broke the 100m hurdles world document within the World Championships semifinals, turning into Nigeria’s first world document holder in athletics. Although she didn’t declare the authorized document within the closing, she secured her first World Championship title.

Nonetheless, in July, she received the ladies’s 100 metres hurdles on the Stockholm Diamond League, with a powerful time of 12.52 seconds.

In September, she set a brand new document as the primary Nigerian to win the Diamond League title in 12.29 seconds on the Zürich Diamond League closing occasion. What an ideal technique to wrap up the 12 months.

2023 was the 12 months that examined Tobi. She began the season robust with 12.34 seconds within the 100m Hurdles on the Silesia Diamond League Meet on July 12. Nevertheless, she confronted a hurdle with a short lived anti-doping suspension, later cleared by the Disciplinary Tribunal.

2024 thus far…

On January fifth, Tobi broke the African ladies’s indoor document within the 60-metre hurdles with a time of seven.75 seconds on the New Stability Indoor Grand Prix in Boston and in February, she received the ladies’s 60mH on the Assembly Lievin in France clocking in at 7.77 seconds.

 

On the ongoing thirteenth African Video games in Ghana, Tobi received a gold medal within the Ladies’s 100m Hurdles finals. That is Tobi’s third consecutive 100m hurdles gold medal on the African Video games. She additionally received gold within the ladies’s 4 ×100m relays closing. 

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