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Tobi Amusan wins Diamond League 100m hurdles

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan has won the 100m women’s hurdles at the ongoing Women Diamond League in Zurich.

She is the first Nigerian to win a Diamond League trophy.

Tobi also set a sensational new African Record and Personal Best of 12.42secs.

She defeated Dutch athlete Visser Nadine who ran a National Record and PB of 12.51secs to emerge second.

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Tapper Megan of Jamaica came third in 12.55secs.

On Sunday, Amusan had continued her fine post-Olympics form by winning the women’s 100m hurdles at the Kamila Skolimowska meet in Chorzów, Poland.

The 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist powered to victory at the Stadion Śląski in 12.64s (0.1), well ahead of Olympic Bronze medallist Megan Tapper who ran 12.75s and USA’s Christina Clemons, third in 12.92s.

Tobi Amusan, who narrowly missed out on a podium finish at the Olympics after placing fourth behind Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, the USA’s Kendra Harrison and Tapper has been involved in four races after.

She won the Citius Meeting in 12.80secs in Bern, Switzerland on August 21 and placed fourth at the Paris Diamond League seven days later.

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