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Gold Coast 2018: Nigeria’s Amusan Wins 100m Hurdles Gold!

Gold Coast 2018: Nigeria’s Amusan Wins 100m Hurdles Gold!

Nigeria’s Oluwatobiloba Amusan won gold in the women’s 100m hurdle final with a time of 12.68 seconds at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia on Friday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.

Amusan thus became the first Nigerian to ever win gold in the event.


Amusan beat two Jamaican athletes Danielle Williams and Yanique Thompson to the most prized medal.

Williams recorded a time of 12.78 seconds to win silver while Thompson won bronze with a time 12.97 seconds.


Amusan had earlier won the her women’s 100m hurdles round 1 – heat 1 with a time of 12.73 seconds.

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  • ako amadi 4 years ago

    At last! Always the women wiping off the tears of Nigerians when it comes to athletics

  • Chima E Samuels 4 years ago

    Proud of you sweetie I predicted this one right! She was miles ahead of her competitor I hope the federation will sponsor her to keep her in shape for the future she’s only on her early 20s

  • luomo 4 years ago

    congrats girl…good news

  • Franklin 4 years ago

    When I saw her time at semi-final I knew she was up 2 something fantastic. I just hope we will continue nurturing her and other upcoming athletes so that more championship like this we do great.