December 2, 2022



Tobi Amusan wins 3 gold medals in 2 months as Nigerian dash star clinches victory in Berlin, Brume picks Silver

Tobi Amusan

World document holder Tobi Amusan dominated the ladies’s 100m hurdles on the ISTAF 2022 Berlin assembly on Sunday, profitable in a time of 12.45 seconds.

The meet is a part of the World Athletics Continental Tour Silver stage collection.

The Nigerian dash star had gained gold at this yr’s World Athletics Championship with a document breaking efficiency. She additionally gained 100m hurdles and set one other blazing document on the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham

Amusan entered Sunday’s race on the again of a second-place efficiency on the 2022 Lausanne Diamond League assembly final month, however stated she was assured of bouncing again on the Olympic Stadium this weekend.

The Nigerian standout bought off to a powerful begin to construct a large lead after which powered away to safe the victory.

She hit the final hurdle and was pictured limping on the finish of the race, even minutes after her celebrations. However, the world champion revealed afterward that she was okay and is now trying ahead to her subsequent competitors on the 2022 Wanda Diamond League remaining in Zurich later this week.

American two-time world junior champion Tia Jones completed strongly over the closing boundaries to take second place with a time of 12.58 whereas Olympic bronze medalist Megan Tapper of Jamaica was pushed again into third place in 12.66.

Amusan stated after her victory: “It has been an extended season, however I’m nonetheless alive. I simply needed to complete robust at present. I used to be right here to execute.

“I have to work on what I have to work on, however it’s alright. There may be at all times room for enchancment. I want to enhance my begin and my end.

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“I’ll race once more in Zurich. At the moment we had an amazing aggressive discipline. My objective was to give attention to myself.”

Amusan gained the world title in Oregon in July with the quickest time in any situations at 12.06 seconds, hours after operating 12.12 seconds to set the present world document within the semi-final.

In the meantime, the highest German finisher was Isabel Mayer who ran a private finest time of 13.24 to higher the 13.25 she clocked in June.

“It couldn’t have been higher for me at present,” stated Mayer. “I used to be tremendous excited as a result of the German Championships right here had been a bit traumatic for me. I felt superb at present.

“I simply needed to have enjoyable and that labored out at present.”

Additionally, Ese Brume, who clinched her first win on the Diamond League Meet, profitable the Ladies’s Lengthy Bounce occasion on the Allianz Memorial Van Damme in Brussels, Belgium on Friday, completed second within the girls’s lengthy bounce occasion in Berlin.

The Commonwealth champion jumped 6.78m to complete behind world and Olympic champion Malaika Mihambo, who gained with a leap of 6.92m.

Brume bought her first-ever victory in Brussels, profitable with a distance of 6.83m, having completed second in Doha (2018) and Eugene (2022).

(Company Report)