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Tobi Amusan Clinches 3rd Straight National Title in Benin


July 7, 2023

Nigerian sprinter Tobi Amusan, fresh from her Diamond League victory in Stockholm, secured her third consecutive Nigerian national championship title in the women’s 100m hurdles at the National Trials in Benin City.

Despite the drizzling rain, Amusan dominated the field, finishing in an impressive time of 12.70 seconds. This win adds to her four national titles and boosts her chances of representing Nigeria at the upcoming World Championships in Budapest.

The ongoing Nigeria Athletics Trials at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium have become a fierce battleground for the country’s top athletes. Organized by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), the trials aim to crown new national champions and select the team for the World Championships. Amusan’s outstanding performance showcases her exceptional talent and solidifies her position as a strong contender in the global athletics arena.

As Amusan continues to make waves in the 100m hurdles, her remarkable achievements generate excitement among Nigerian sports enthusiasts. With her recent victories and unwavering dedication, all eyes are on her as she aims to contribute significantly to the national team’s success in the upcoming World Championships in Budapest.