World Record, Diamond League Trophy Among 4 Incredible Feats of Tobi Amusan in 4 Months

World Record, Diamond League Trophy Among 4 Incredible Feats of Tobi Amusan in 4 Months

  • Tobi Amusan is having a remarkable year after smashing a number of records in the Women’s 100m Hurdles
  • The Nigerian athlete won the Diamond League Meeting after setting a new meeting record of 13.29secs
  • At the World Athletics Championships, Amusan ran a time of 12.12 seconds – shaving almost a tenth of a second off the previous world record

Incredible Nigerian athlete Tobi Amusan continues to defy the odds as the year 2022 has been spectacular for her.

Amusan recorded another success in her career by setting a new Diamond League meeting record in Zurich.

Vanguard reports that Amusan successfully defended her 100m Hurdles Diamond League title for the second consecutive season in style and set a new meeting record of 13.29secs.

Tobi Amusan, 100m Hurdles, Nigerian athlete
Tobi Amusan has continued to set new records in the Women's 100m Hurdles. Photo: The Asahi Shimbun
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The year 2022 was spectacular for the 25-year-old, who was superb at the World Athletics Championship in Oregon, where she won gold.

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The sensational athlete performed another fine at the Women’s 100m Hurdles during the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold in Finland.

It was a season-best time of 12.57s for her as she saw off Jamaica’s Britany Anderson (12.59s) on the line. The win in Finland set her on the right track for the historic feat she achieved in Oregon.

Amusan ran a time of 12.12 seconds – shaving almost a tenth of a second off the previous world record – in the semi-finals of the World Championships in Oregon before going on to win gold in the final.

The last 4 months have been the best of Tobi Amusan's career:

June - Defended African title in Mauritius

July - Became World Champion & WR holder

August - Retained Commonwealth Games title

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September - Defends Diamond League trophy

Ese Brume wins Women’s Long Jump at Diamond League Meet

Meanwhile, Ese Brume also emerged as the Women’s Long Jump event winner at the Diamond League Meet right inside the Allianz Memorial Van Damme in Brussels, Belgium.

The 26-year-old leapt a distance of 6.83m to finish in the first position ahead of Quanesha Burks of the United States, who finished second with 6.54m and Italian Larissa Lapichino in the third position with 6.52.

In the previous editions, Brume came close to the first position, finishing 2nd in Doha in 2018 and 2nd in Eugene in 2022.

Source: SportsBrief.com

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