July 25, 2024
Tobi Amusan Sets World Leading Time In 100m Hurdles
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Tobi Amusan Sets World Leading Time In 100m Hurdles

Tobi Amusan ran a world-leading time of 12.40 seconds to win the 100m hurdles at the inaugural Jamaica Athletics Invitational in Kingston, beating American, Tonea Marshall, who had run 12.42 seconds in late April.

The world record holder crossed the line ahead of Danielle Williams, the world champion who ran a season’s best 12.46 seconds, and American Christina Clemons who was third with 12.54 seconds.

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John Enoh, the Minister of Sports Development, took to X to congratulate her over the feat, which comes two months before the Paris 2024 Olympics.

The 26-year-old recently set a new African record of 7.77s in the 60m hurdles event at the Astana Indoor Meet in Kazakhstan, breaking the 25-year-old record held by Gloria Alozie.

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