June 18, 2024
Tobi Amusan Loses World Title, Places 6th In 100m Hurdle
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Tobi Amusan Loses World Title, Places 6th In 100m Hurdle

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan, has lost the 100 metres hurdle race after finishing sixth in the final at the ongoing World Athletics Championship in Budapest on Thursday.

Jamaican Danielle Williams clinched the title in a season-best of 12.43s, while Olympic champion, Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho-Quinn came second in 12.44s and United States American Kendra Harrison came third in 12.46s.

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Amusan came 6th in 12.62s in her third consecutive final, failing to defend her World Champion title.

The loss has compelled her to miss out on the chance of becoming the fourth woman after USA’s duo of Gail Devers and Michelle Perry, and Australian Sally Pearson, to claim at least two gold medals in the women’s 100m Hurdles at the World Championships.

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