Nigerian track and field athlete, Tobi Amusan loses her title as the world women’s 100m hurdles champion to Jamaica’s Danielle Williams in Budapest.
She lost the Hurdles world title after finishing 6th in the final at the ongoing World Athletics Championship on Thursday.
Williams, aged 30, had previously secured victory in Beijing back in 2015. This time, she clocked an impressive 12.43 seconds, narrowly surpassing Olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn from Puerto Rico, who finished in 12.44 seconds.
Kendra Harrison of the United States secured the bronze medal with a time of 12.46 seconds. While both Tobi Amusan and the 2019 champion, Nia Ali, struggled to stay competitive in the race. They finished in sixth and last place, respectively.
Tobi Amusan finished 6th in the 100 Meters hurdles final. Sad for her. But she’s still the world record holder. pic.twitter.com/4DkduOxNfm
— Godwin Aruwayo (@GodwinAruwayo) August 24, 2023