Tobi Amusan Wins US Diamond League

Tobi Amusan, Nigeria’s track sensation, secured victory in the 100m hurdles event at the Diamond League held in Eugene, Oregon, United States (US).

The achievement marked her third consecutive Diamond League championship.

Amusan triumphed with a stunning time of 12.33 seconds, outpacing Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho-Quin, who finished in 12.38 seconds.

American Kendra Harrison finished third in the race.

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In 2021, the Nigerian made history with her first Diamond Federation Cup with a record of 12.42 seconds.

She then landed in 12.29 seconds in Zurich last year.

The 27-year-old’s latest achievement comes months after the Nigerian was suspended by the Athletics Integrity Union (AIU) for doping violations.

According to the AIU, she failed three tests in 12 months.

However she was been cleared of any wrongdoing, just three days before the 2023 World Athletics Championships.

She was unable to defend her title in Budapest, finishing sixth in the final at the National Athletics Center in Budapest, Hungary.

Notwithstanding, Amusan vowed to come back “stronger and better.”


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