In one of the fastest races ever, Tobi Amusan closed in for 5th position clocking 12.73s, which was won by Danielle Williams in a PB, WL & Jamaican NR of 12.32s at the London Diamond League.
It was a cool, calm and composed performance for Jamaica’s Danielle Williams clocking a World Lead, National Record, and Personal Best of 12.32s, cruising to victory in the women’s 100m Hurdles.
Amusan had ran a modest 12.74s to place third in the Women’s 100mH Heat 2 at the London Diamomd League which took her to the final where she came fifth.
Amusan at the Spitzen Leichtathletik Luzern meet, in Switzerland had ran 12.89s Wind: -0.9 m/s to win 100m hurdles Final A, Tapper Megan from Jamaica came 2nd with 12.96s and Dutkiewicz Pamela of Germany 3rd 13.03s.
Amusan also put forth a stormer, blowing past Queen Claye to a big Personal Best (PB) of 12.49s with a legal wind of +1.9m/s over 100m Hurdles in Sotteville-lès-Rouen. Claye was rewarded with an SB of 12.63s in 2nd place.
She had the second fastest time in the field before she faced challenge from top athletes in London.
Amusan’s time before the race in London was the 3rd fastest time in the world!
Better days await the young Nigerian athlete as she continues to improve in her performances.
By Uche Dozie