Tobi Amusan is a sprinter and 100-meter hurdles specialist from Nigeria who participates in track and field events. She won the 100-meter hurdles event at the 2022 World Athletics Championships by setting a new world record of 12.12 seconds in the semifinal and 12.06 seconds in the gold-medal race. She won the competition twice at the African Games and was the 2018 Commonwealth and African champion. In the 100-meter hurdles, she won the Diamond League Trophy in Zurich in 2021.
She has diverse achievements and titles. Among which are 60 mH: 7.89 ( Albuquerque 2018))
200mh: 22.92 s El Paso(2017)
100mH: 12.12 s (Eugene, Oregon 2022)
After setting a remarkable world record time of 12.06 seconds, Tobi Amusan became the first Nigerian ever to win gold at the World Athletics Championships.
Tobi Amusan, the first athlete from Nigeria to win gold at such an event, sprinted to victory in the 100-meter hurdles final at the World Championships held in Eugene, United States.
The 25-year-old has recently been in incredible shape, breaking the African record three times in the span of ten months. Winning gold on the grandest platforms is the only way that is appropriate for her to finish her quest for a world championship medal.