World Championships: Nigerian Tobi Amusan wins 100m hurdles gold | Athletics News

Amusan broke the world file earlier on Sunday by clocking 12.12 seconds within the semi-final at Hayward Subject.

Nigerian Tobi Amusan has stormed to victory on the 100 metres hurdles ultimate on the World Championships held in Eugene, United States, changing into the primary athlete from her nation to win gold at such an occasion.

The 25-year-old’s 12.06-second efficiency on Sunday was initially introduced as a world file, however was later dominated ineligible because the wind pace exceeded the authorized restrict.

Amusan had damaged the world file earlier within the day by clocking 12.12 seconds within the semi-final at Hayward Subject.

Within the ultimate, she recovered from a barely slower begin to placed on a pristine efficiency over the obstacles, 0.17 seconds away from silver medallist Britany Anderson of Jamaica.

“The aim was to return out and to win this gold,” mentioned Amusan.

“I consider in my skills, however I used to be not anticipating a world file at these championships. You already know, the aim is all the time simply to execute nicely and get the win. So the world file is a bonus.”

Puerto Rico’s Olympic champion Camacho-Quinn accelerated on the halfway mark however misplaced an in depth battle with Anderson over the ultimate strides after hitting the final hurdle, going house with bronze in her first World Championships.

“I received my nerves, to be trustworthy. It form of confirmed on my face, however I’m simply glad to return out right here,” mentioned Camacho-Quinn.

“From this level on, it’s only going to be sooner … I believe we had the perfect occasion of the entire world champs.”

Anderson instructed reporters she was happy along with her efficiency, regardless of clipping some hurdles.

“I really feel like everyone seems to be so excited now,” she mentioned. “I got here out right here to do what I needed to do, and I did it.”

The ultimate was with out 2019 champion Nia Ali and medal contender Alaysha Johnson, each of the USA, after they hit hurdles and crashed out within the opening spherical.

US Olympic silver medallist Kendra Harrison, whose 2016 file Amusan broke within the semi-final, was disqualified.

Nigeria's Tobi Amusan reacts after setting a world record in the women's 100m hurdles final during the World Athletics Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon on July 24, 2022. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP)
Tobi Amusan celebrates after successful the ladies’s 100 metres hurdles ultimate in the course of the World Athletics Championships at Hayward Subject in Eugene, Oregon [Jim Watson/AFP]

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