Tobi Amusan Breaks World Record, Wins Women’s 100m Diamond League Hurdles

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Nigeria’s Tobiloba Amusan has broken Gail Devers 22-year-old Meeting Record, setting a new one of 12.29s (-0.3).

She became the first Nigerian to win the Diamond League in 2021.

The World, African and Commonwealth Games Record holder and Champion won in style eclipsing Gail Devers’ Meeting Record set in Year 2000.

America’s Tia Jones came second – 12.40s while Jamaica’s Brittany Anderson was 3rd in 12.42s and Camacho Quinn (Olympic Champion came 4th – 12.49s

WHAT IS A DIAMOND LEAGUE

The Diamond League is an annual series of elite track and field athletic competitions comprising fourteen of the best invitational athletics meetings. The series sits in the top tier of the World Athletics (formerly known as the IAAF) one-day meeting competitions.

The Competition welcomes the creme de la creme of the track and field events.

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