Tobi Amusan Biography: Wiki, Net Worth, Age, State of Origin, Photos, Commonwealth Games, Controversy

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Oluwatobiloba Ayomide “Tobi” Amusan is a Nigerian track and field athlete who specialises in the 100 metres hurdles and also competes as a sprinter. She won the 100-meter hurdles event at the 2022 World Athletics Championships, breaking the previous world record twice (12.12 in the semifinal and 12.06 in the final).

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Tobi Amusan  Wiki 

  • Born: 23 April 1997 (age 25 years), Ijebu Ode
  • Weight: 57 kgHeight: 1.56 m
  • Education: The University of Texas at El Paso
  • Highest world ranking: 3
  • Club: Buka Tigers Athletics Club
  • Medal: Athletics at the 2018 – Women’s 100 metres hurdles .
  •  Awards: 100-meter hurdles gold medalist at the the World Athletics Championships .
  • World Records: first ever Nigerian athlete to set a World Record. 12.06 seconds to win gold at the World Athletics Championships., 100m hurdles 12.30s at Commonwealth Games.

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World Championships: Tobi Amusan wins 100m hurdles final, breaks world record

Tobi Amusan Biography.

The reigning track and field superstar from Africa TobiAmusan , has broken the world record twice in the women’s 100-meter hurdle event, helping her team win the gold medal.

She established a World Record in a global competition, becoming the first Nigerian athlete to do so in history.

Here are the 12 amazing facts to know about Tobi Amusan

  1. Oluwatobiloba Ayomide “Tobi” Amusan was born on April 23, 1997.
  2. She is a sprinter and a 100-meter hurdles specialist who competes in track and field events.
  3. Amusa studied in the USA at UTEP, The University of Texas at El Paso.
  4. She won the competition twice at the African Games and was the 2018 Commonwealth and African champion.
  5. In the 100-meter hurdles event, she took home the Diamond League Trophy in Zurich in 2021.
  6. In Warri, 2013’s African Youth Championships, she won a silver medal.

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  1. In Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, she won the gold medal in the 100-meter hurdles event at the 2015 African Junior Athletics Championships.
  2. In 2015, when she was 18 years old and competing in her first All-Africa Games, she won the gold medal in the 100-meter hurdles.
  3. Amusan placed fourth in the Olympics in Tokyo with a time of 12.60 seconds. Later, she participated in the Zurich Diamond League competition, which she won in 12.42 seconds, making history as the first Nigerian to take home a Diamond League medal.

 

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  1. Amusan won the 2022 Diamond League competition in Paris, where she set an African record by 0.01s with a time of 12.41s, to start her 2022 campaign.
  2. She successfully defended her title in the 100-meter hurdles event at the 2022 African Championships in Mauritius, taking first place in a time of 12.57 seconds (wind-aided). She participated in the women’s 4100m and took first place.
  3. On July 24, she won the 100-meter hurdles event at the 2022 World Athletics Championships. In the semifinal, she set a new world record of 12.12 seconds, and in the final, she ran a 12.06.

 


Tobi Amusan set a stunning world record time of 12.06 seconds to win gold at the World Athletics Championships, becoming the first Nigerian to do so in history.

Amusan broke the record twice that night, improving upon her 12.12s from the semi-final.

Amusan became the first ever Nigerian athlete to set a World Record in any sport on a night filled with firsts. Additionally, it will be the first time the Nigerian national anthem has been played during the awarding of medals to an event winner over the public address system.

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Tobi Amusan receives a $100,000 cash prize for historic Gold medal at World Championships.

 

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