Usain Bolt Reacts As Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan Breaks Record at World Athletics Championship

Usain Bolt Reacts As Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan Breaks Record at World Athletics Championship

  • Usain Bolt has congratulated Nigeria's Tobi Amusan for breaking 100 meter's record at the WAC in America
  • The Jamaican who made his name in sprinting described the record of Tobi Amusan as superb while posting on Twitter
  • For breaking the World Athletics Championship's record, Nigeria's Tobi Amusan also got 100k dollars as reward

Retired Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has hailed Nigeria's Tobi Amusan for breaking 100 meter record at the World Athletics Championship in the United States of America.

Tobi Amusan became the first Nigerian athlete to win a World Athletics Championship gold as she stormed to victory in the women’s 100m hurdles in Oregon.

And following the brilliant and incredible achievement, sports lovers around the world have been congratulating the Tobi Amusan and urging her to continue doing her best.

Tobi Amusan, Usain Bolt, World Athletics Championship, 100 meter, record.
Usain Bolt hails Nigeria's Tobi Amusan for breaking record. Photo by Carmen Mandato
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Usain Bolt who is considered as the greatest sprinter of all-time was amazed by the record set by Tobi Amusan and he took to his official twitter page to react.

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Usain Bolt's statement on Tobi Amusan

''Superb Tobi.''

Bolt is the only sprinter to win Olympic 100 m and 200 m titles at three consecutive Olympics (2008, 2012, and 2016).

He also won two 4 × 100 relay gold medals. He gained worldwide fame for his double sprint victory in world record times at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, which made him the first person to hold both records since fully automatic time became mandatory.

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Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Tobi Amusan made the day of all Nigerians and her fans around the world after winning women’s 100m hurdles gold at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

It was an incredible record for the Nigerian athlete who now becomes the first from the West African nation to win gold at the World Championship.

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Three years ago when the competition was held in Doha, Tobi Amusan finished as fourth best before coming back this year to record her name in the history books of athletics.

Nigeria's Tobi Amusan defeated Jamaica’s Britany Anderson who finished second, while Jasmine Camacho-Quinn ended as third best in the challenging race.

Source: Sports Brief News