•backs the 26-year to defend her title, against all hurdles
Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh has congratulated athletics sensation, Oluwatobiloba Amusan for qualifying for the Women’s 100m hurdles final, at the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Budapest.
The world record holder won the second semifinal with a time of 12.56 seconds to defeat all comers in the tightly contested race.
Enoh said, “Tobi embodies the resilient spirit of Nigeria and we are glad she’s flying beyond all hurdles to do us proud in Budapest.
“I have no doubt that Tobi can produce her magic again and clinch gold in the final. She has done it before and she can do it again. She has our support now and always.”
Tobi will file out on Thursday night, flying Nigeria’s flag in the final, as she hopes to defend her 2022 title against other top athletes.
She currently holds the world record in the event with a time of 12.12 seconds, which she set in Eugene, Oregon, to slam Gold at the last World Championships.
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