Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan early Monday morning broke the world document in Ladies’s 100 meters hurdles occasion operating 12.12seconds to assert gold after she beat Camacho Quinn to second within the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Oregon, United States.
She has now first Nigerian to set world athletics document.
Amusan first ran a blistering 12:12 seconds to shatter the world document of 12:20 set by Kendra Harrison of the USA within the semi-final.
The document breaking feat additionally enriched Amusan’s purse with $160,000 as bonus from the organisers.
She later soared past the document, to wrap-up the ultimate race in 12:06 seconds, which many thought was one other document in a single evening,till the race director adjudged the time to be wind-aided which might not stand.
This newest feat will function an enormous comfort to Amusan after a disappointing Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the place she narrowly misplaced the bronze medal to Jamaica’s Megan Tapper, when she positioned fourth.
It was additionally one other final day medal for Nigeria, as Commonwealth and Africa document holder, Lengthy Jumper Ese Brume leapt over 7.02 metres, to clinch silver medal, behind rival Maliaka Mihambo of Germany who jumped 7.12 metres for the Gold, whereas Brazil’s Oro Melo took the Bronze with 6.89 metres soar.