Nigerian world record holder Tobi Amusan set a new record on Thursday by winning another trophy after successfully defending her Diamond League title in 12.29 seconds.
She won the women’s 100m hurdles at this year’s Diamond League in Zurich. Kendra Harrison of the United States and Britany Anderson of Jamaica finished second and third behind the champion, respectively.
The 25-year-old won gold in the women’s 100m hurdles at the
Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham in August.
Seven-year-old Emiabata is aiming to be the next Amusan after breaking the semifinals hurdles record of 12.12 seconds at the World Athletics Championships.
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Amusan is the first Nigerian to win a gold medal at a championship with her wind speed gauge in Eugene, Oregon.
He also defended his African championship title with a time of 12:57.
Amusan is a leading role model for women in sports, both at home and abroad.