Nigeria's Tobi Amusan broke the women's 100-meter hurdles world record

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan broke the women’s 100-meter hurdles world record.

Tobi Amusan of Nigeria stunned the world on Sunday at the World Championships by breaking the women’s 100-meter hurdles record.

Kendra Harrison, an American, came in second in the heat. Hence the previous record of 12.20 seconds was broken by the new time of 12.12.

The 25-year-old Amusan held nothing back at Hayward Field a day after she broke the African record in the opening heats. In contrast, most competitors try to preserve their energy in the semi-final.

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“It is a powerful emotion. I was itching to go “She informed the press. “I carried out my obligation. eagerly for the championship.”

In the first race of the Sunday evening program, she stunned the audience in Eugene, Oregon, by putting up the kind of outstanding performance often saved for prime time.

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico also advanced after Jamaica’s Britany Anderson won her semi-final with a time that set a new record for the country of 12.31 seconds (12.32).

Later on Sunday, Alia Armstrong of the United States and Devynne Charlton of the Bahamas also made it to the final.