Nigerian athlete, Tobi Amusan has set a brand new African document within the girls’s 100 metre hurdles in 12.41s on the Diamond League meet in Paris.
The Nigerian is simply behind Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho-Quinn at 12.37s and Alaysha Johnson of the US with 12.40s
She was a second sooner than she was within the September 2021 Diamond League ultimate the place she broke Gloria Alozie’s 23-year-old nationwide and continental document.
Amusan, 25, continued her stellar displaying within the season on the tracks on the Charléty Stadium on Saturday. On the recently-ended African Athletics Championship in Mauritius, the bought two gold medals in girls’s hurdles and 4×100 meter relay.
In Paris, she beat Bahamas’ Devynne Charlton (12.63s) whereas Nice Britain’s Cindy Sember got here in 12.73s to emerge as the third greatest run of the season.
She will probably be aiming for a podium end on the World Athletics Championship in Oregon, US, in July in addition to the Commonwealth Video games billed for July 28 to August 8 in Birmingham, England.
Amusan can also be anticipated to be again residence for the Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN) nationwide trials between June 21 and 23 in Benin metropolis, Edo State.
💥 Document d’Afrique !
🇳🇬 Tobi Amusan remporte le 100 m haies du 💎 @MEETINGPARIS en 12”41 !
🇫🇷 Cyréna Samba-Mayela termine 4e en 12”76, minima pour les Mondiaux de Eugene ! 👏
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