Tobi Amusan Returns to Track as She Qualifies For Final at Commonwealth Games

Tobi Amusan Returns to Track as She Qualifies For Final at Commonwealth Games

  • Tobi Amusan has qualified for the final of the women’s 100m hurdles at the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth
  • The Nigerian athlete did well at the 2022 World Athletics Championship and Nigerians are expecting her to shine
  • Sports Ministry have made it clear that they will give Tobi Amusan maximum support for her to succeed

Tobi Amusan has proven herself once again and has qualified for the final of the women’s 100m hurdles at the 2022 Commonwealth Games going on in Birmingham.

The 25-year-old clocked 12.40s (+2.4) to qualify for the final which will take place on Sunday, 7 August as Nigerians will want Tobi to make history again.

Amusan recorded her name in the history books by winning gold at the 100m race at the World Athletics Championship in Oregon from where she moved to the United Kingdom.

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Tobi Amusan, 100m, final, Commonwealth games.
Tobi Amusan qualifies for 100m final at the Commonwealth games.
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And as things stand now at the Commonwealth games, Nigerians will be hoping that Tobi Amusan can win gold for the country this coming Sunday.

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Speaking to the SA Media to the Sports Minister, Kola Daniel, who is in England covering the game, he explained that Sunday Dare has boosted the morale of all athletes.

Kola Daniel's reaction about Tobi Amusan

''Tobi Amusan has done well again by making us proud and we can only hope and pray for her to succeed in the final on Sunday so as for the team Nigeria to win another gold.''

Nigerian Weightlifter Osijo Mary Wins Bronze Medal in the Women’s 87kg Event

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Team Nigeria took their number of medals at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham to eight.

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On Tuesday night, Osijo Mary won a bronze medal in the women’s Weightlifting 87kg event after lifting a total of 236kg to finish in third place.

The 25-year-old weightlifter was beaten to gold and silver by Australian Eileen Cikamatana and Kristel Ngarlem of Canada, respectively.

Earlier in the day, Taiwo Laidi won silver in weightlifting in the women's 76kg event, which is impressive.

Source: SportsBrief.com

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