Oregon 2022: Amusan Speaks After Setting World Record

Mary Ugwuanyi

Nigerian athlete, Oluwatobiloba Amusan, has expressed delight at setting a new record at the just concluded 2022 World Athletics Championships in Oregon, United States of America.

On Sunday, Amusan set a new record as the first African and Nigerian to win the 100m Women’s hurdles at the World Championships.

Earlier, the 25-year-old athlete set a world record in the semi-final of the championship.

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The Nigerian clinched the final with a time of 12.06s (+2.5m/s) which would have been her second World Record of the day but for the excess wind.

Amusan was followed by Jamaican Britany Anderson with 12.23s, while Olympic Champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn settled for finished third with the same time.

Reacting, Amusan said, ” I couldn’t be more thankful, I have come out here with a win and the World Record.”

Source: CompleteSports

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