All African Games All African Games: Amusan Clinches 100m Hurdles Gold

Tobi Amusan easily won the women’s 100-meter hurdle final at the African Games with a time of 12.89 seconds (-2.1), shrugging off a false start scare.

With the victory, she achieved a hat-trick of African Games titles and overcame second-place finisher Sidonie Fiadanantsoa, who ran 13.19 seconds. Faith Osamuyi, a fellow countrywoman, finished fourth in 13.77 seconds, missing out on a podium finish.

As the only athlete to have won it more than twice, the world record holder continues to extend her record after victories in Brazzaville in 2015, Rabat in 2019, and Accra in 2023.

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Similarly, Amusan also led the Nigerian women’s 4×100-meter relay team to gold once more, completely dominating the competition with a time of 43.06 seconds.

Together with Olajide Olayinka, Fore Abinusawa, and Justina Eyakpobeyan, she brought the nation home in style.

Ghana and Liberia, the fastest qualifying team, were no match for the Nigerian squad.

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