Tobi Amusan sets new record, wins Gold for Nigeria in Commonwealth Games


Nigeria’s star athlete, Tobi Amusan has again made her country proud at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

The 25-year-old athlete who recently clinched a World Record at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon after racing to a stunning world record time of 12.06s.

Amusan proving the World Record wasn’t a fluke won the Hurdles Gold in Birmingham.

According to the organisers; “Tobi Amusan adds a Commonwealth Games record to her world record as she takes the Gold in the Women’s 100m Hurdles!

“She stormed the race in a time of 12:30, as Devynne Charlton of the Bahamas takes Silver ahead of England’s Cindy Sember with a fantastic Bronze.”

Amusan was also part of Nigeria’s Women’s 4x100m team which won gold while setting an Area Record after crossing the line at 42:10!

With the wins, Nigeria now stands on the Medals table with 33 medals – 11 gold, 8 silver nd 14 bronze.

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