February 05, (THEWILL) – Nigerian sprint hurdler, Tobi Amusan, has once again broken the African record in the women’s 60m hurdles event at the World Indoor Tour, clocking an impressive 7.75 seconds. This is the second time she has achieved this feat in just over a week, solidifying her status as a force to reckon with in the sport.
Although she was beaten to the top podium by Tia Ajones, who set an impressive time of 7.72 seconds, Amusan shaved off fractions of time from the 7.77s she ran previously to break Gloria Alozie’s previous African record.
It is a testament to her hard work and dedication, and her win sends a powerful message to aspiring athletes everywhere. The World Indoor Tour continues to attract top athletes from around the globe, with the competition displaying the best of international track and field.
The competition serves as a platform for athletes to compete against the world’s best and push their limits. That is what Amusan’s journey in the sport has been about. She has demonstrated a consistent dedication to her sport that is unique and inspiring, especially with her reputation as the first Nigerian to own a world record.
Her ability to break the African record twice in the 60m hurdles is another testament to her skill, resilience, and determination.
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