Tobi Amusan Storms into 100-Meter Hurdles Final at World Athletics Championship

In a resounding display of skill and determination, Tobi Amusan, the reigning world champion, secured her spot in the 100-meter hurdles final at the World Athletics Championship. The Nigerian powerhouse left no room for doubt as she clinched the top spot in her semi-final heat, crossing the finish line in a lightning-fast 12.56 seconds. This marks her third consecutive appearance in the championship final.

Amusan’s performance was nothing short of spectacular as she outpaced her competitors. Jamaican sensation Achkara Nungent trailed behind with a time of 12.60 seconds, while Dutch athlete Nadine Visser closely followed at 12.62 seconds.

It’s worth noting that Amusan etched her name in history at last year’s World Athletics Championships in Oregon by setting a world record in the women’s 100m hurdles with a remarkable time of 12.12 seconds. She then went on to claim the world title in a breathtaking 12.06-second sprint.

Amusan’s journey to defend her title faced a moment of uncertainty when concerns arose regarding her eligibility. However, just two days before the championship kicked off, a disciplinary panel from the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) cleared her of any wrongdoing, ensuring her rightful place in Budapest to defend her championship title.

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