Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan Clinches Third Consecutive Diamond League Trophy with Stunning 100m Hurdles Victory

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan Clinches Third Consecutive Diamond League Trophy with Stunning 100m Hurdles Victory

Latiifah Amusan


Tobi Amusan has secured her third consecutive Diamond League trophy with a remarkable win in the fiercely-contested 100-meter hurdles event on Sunday night.

Amusan clocked an impressive time of 12.33 seconds, emerging victorious on the same Oregon track where she claimed the world title just a year ago and set a world record.

This victory not only solidifies Amusan’s position as one of the world’s premier sprint hurdlers but also etches her name in history as only the second woman in Diamond League history, following Dawn Nelson-Harper, to win three consecutive 100m hurdles titles.

Despite a challenging athletics season, Amusan’s performance in Oregon showcased her unparalleled talent and resilience.

The hard-charging Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico secured second place with a time of 12.38 seconds, while American Keni Harrison took third place with a time of 12.44 seconds.

Jamaica’s Danielle Williams, who dethroned Amusan in Budapest, finished fourth in 12.47 seconds.

Amusan’s journey to this triumph faced adversity earlier in the season when she was provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for whereabouts failures.

However, she was cleared by a disciplinary tribunal just before the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, where she had an uncharacteristic finish in sixth place.

The win in Oregon, with a season-best time of 12.33 seconds, marks Amusan’s third consecutive Diamond League title.

She initially made history in 2021, securing her first Diamond League title with an African record time of 12.42 seconds.

Amusan followed up this achievement with a successful defense of her title the following year, setting a new Weltklasse meeting record of 12.29 seconds in Zurich, Switzerland.

With this extraordinary hat-trick of wins, Tobi Amusan has firmly established herself as a global athletics sensation and is undoubtedly one of Nigeria’s proudest sports icons. 

Her remarkable journey of triumph over adversity sets the stage for even greater accomplishments on the road to the next Olympic Games in Paris.


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