Tobi Amusan Wins Big At Oregon

Tobi Amusan, representing Nigeria, wins her third consecutive Diamond League trophy in Oregon.

Tobi Amusan

The World Champion winner has regained her praises after she was defeated in Budapest. She won the 100m hurdles with a time of 12:33 seconds.

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Amusan’s achievement in Oregon also marked her as the second woman in Diamond League history, following Dawn Nelson-Harper, to claim a hat-trick of 100m hurdles titles. Notably, it was in Oregon where Amusan had previously won the world title and set a world record.

In this Sunday’s race, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico finished second in 12.38 seconds, while American Keni Harrison took third place with a time of 12.44 seconds. Danielle Williams of Jamaica, who had dethroned Amusan in Budapest, finished fourth in 12.47 seconds.

Despite a challenging athletic season, Amusan’s victory in Oregon reaffirmed her status as one of the world’s top sprint hurdlers. Her victory has marked an end to a tough summer, during which she suffered provisional suspension and doubts about her participation in the World Championships.

Amusan’s resilience and dedication have been evident throughout her Diamond League journey. She initially made history in 2021 with an African record of 12.42 seconds, becoming the first Nigerian to win a Diamond League title. She then defended her title in the following year with a new Weltklasse meeting record of 12.29 seconds in Zurich, Switzerland. Finally, on Sunday, Amusan achieved her hat trick of wins, clocking a season-best time of 12.33 seconds in Eugene, Oregon.

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