In the ongoing World Athletics Championships held at the National Athletics Centre in Budapest on August 23, 2023, Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan demonstrated her exceptional skill by securing a commanding victory in the women’s 100m hurdles semi-final. The defending World Champion exhibited her prowess as she crossed the finish line with a remarkable time of 12.56 seconds in Heat 2, securing her spot in the final of the championship.
Despite a somewhat sluggish start, Tobi Amusan, the current world hurdles record holder, swiftly regained her momentum, clocking in at 12.56 seconds. This impressive performance allowed her to outpace her competitors, including Jamaica’s Ackera Nugent, who completed the race in 12.60 seconds, and Dutch athlete Nadine Visser, who finished with a time of 12.62 seconds. Amusan’s triumph stands as a testament to her unwavering dedication and exceptional talent as she continues to defend her title on the global stage. The event was covered by Adegboyega Adeleye.