Amusan relishes Historic Performance in Oregon

Amusan relishes Historic Performance in Oregon

Tobi Amusan is delighted to become a world champion and dedicated her victory to God.

Amusan was in scintillating form at the World Athletics Championship, winning the women’s 100m hurdle and broke the world Record in the process .

She set a new world record of 12.12sec, in the semi-final, before bettering the record at Hayward Field in 12.06sec.

She smashed the previous best record of 12.20secs held by Keni Harrison of the United States in 2016 on both occasions.

Gold medalist Tobi Amusan. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images for World Athletics)

“It has been a journey and I thank God for keeping me healthy,” She said.

“I came out with a win and a world record, It’s crazy. It wasn’t a competitive field, so the goal is to execute and you know to the final and seeing the world record.

“I was like yes, but I had to handle my composure and I did that pretty good. All thanks to God.

“Honestly, I believe in my abilities but I was not expecting a world record at these championships,” Amusan said after her final victory,” She concluded.

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