Tobi Amusan emerges victorious in the 100m hurdles at the Silesia Diamond League, setting a new record in the process.
Tobi Amusan, the current World Record holder, showcased her exceptional skills by winning the Women’s 100m Hurdles event at the Silesia Diamond League. She shattered the meet record with a remarkable finishing time of 12.34 seconds.
In a thrilling race to the finish line, Amusan managed to catch up with American athlete Kendra Harrison, who secured a close second place.
Nia Ali, the newly crowned US champion, claimed the third position with a time of 12.38 seconds. Jamaican champion Megan Tapper finished fourth, followed by her compatriot Danielle Williams in fifth place.
Amusan’s performance not only earned her victory but also marked the fastest time recorded this season, matching Jasmine Camacho-Quinn’s meet record. This outstanding achievement propelled her to the top of the Diamond League standings, holding a seven-point lead over Camacho-Quinn, who did not participate in any Diamond League meet this season.
Having recently triumphed in the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm, this win in Silesia marks Amusan’s second consecutive Diamond League victory of the season. Her remarkable performances signify her steady progress towards securing a third successful title defense.