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#2022CWG: Amusan Zooms Into 100m Hurdles Final

#2022CWG: Amusan Zooms Into 100m Hurdles Final

Tobi Amusan on Friday qualified for the final of the women’s 100m hurdles at the ongoing Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

It was Amusan’s first race since her world record feat in Oregon, United States.

Contesting in round one – heat three, Amusan raced to an easy win as she clocked 12.40s (+2.4) to qualify for the final on Sunday.

Amusan will contest the final with Jamaican duo Danielle Williams, Megan Tapper, England’s Cindy Sembre, Michelle Jenneke of Australia and Devynne Charlton of Bahamas.

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The Nigerian star has the chance to defend her Commonwealth Games title which she won in 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia.

Amusan opened her 2022 season by winning the 2022 Diamond League event in Paris, were she set an African record by 0.01s with a time of 12.41s.

She won gold in the 100m hurdles at the 2022 African Championships in Mauritius, defending her title successfully with a time of 12.57s. She also competed in the women’s 4×100m and won gold.

Later in 2022, she competed in a Diamond League meet, finishing second with a time of 12.60s, behind Olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn.

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