Tobi Amusan wins third consecutive Diamond League trophy

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan on Sunday evening won the women’s 100 metres hurdles at the Diamond League in Eugene, Oregon, US.

Amusan clinched the trophy after she got to the finish line in 12.33 seconds to successfully claim her third consecutive Diamond League title.

She saw off competition from Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho-Quin who finished second in 12.38 seconds and
US Kendra Harrison came third in the race.

The feat comes months after the Nigerian was suspended for doping violations by the Athletics Integrity Unity (AIU).

According to the AIU, she had missed three tests in 12 months. But she was cleared of any violations, just three days before the 2023 World Athletics Championships.

She could not defend her title in Budapest, ending six in the final at the National Athletics Centre in Budapest, Hungary.

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Undeterred, the 27-year-old, vowed to come back “stronger and better”.

In 2021, the Nigerian made history with her first Diamond League Trophy, clocking 12.42 seconds. She thereafter clinched it in a time of 12.29 seconds in Zurich last year.

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