One of Nigeria’s medal hopefuls, Tobi Amusan qualified for the semi-finals of the women’s 100m hurdles in the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Amusan finished with a time of 12.72s to beat Jamaica’s Yanique Thompson, who came second in the early hours of Saturday.
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Amusan, who is ranked number four in the world in the 100m hurdles, will have her semi-final by O4.45 am on Sunday.
At the 2019 World Championships in Doha, Qatar, Amusan lost out by a whisker in the hunt for a medal, finishing 4th. Now more experienced, she is primed for a first Olympics medal.