World Champion, Oluwatobiloba Amusan, sheds tears of joy as the Nigerian anthem is played to celebrate her Gold medal in the 100 metres hurdles at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, United States of America.
Amusan clocked a new world record in the women’s 100m hurdles semi final early hours of Monday on the closing day of the World Athletics Championships Oregon 2022.
The 12.12secs clocked by Amusan in the semi final obliterated USA’s Kendra Harrison’s 12.20secs world record set in 2016.
The 25-year-old Nigerian lady has been giving signals of her readiness to become the focal point of the sprint hurdle starting with racing to an African record of 12.40 to win her heat on Saturday.
It was the fastest first-round time in the heat of the World Athletics Championships.