2023 Diamond League: Amusan wins 100m hurdles race in Oregon

Nigeria’s Queen of the track, Tobi Amusan produced her best performance of the season to regain her esteem Diamond League title after she won the 100m hurdles at Eugene Oregon yesterday.

It was a good way for her to bounce back from last month’s disappointment at the World Athletics Championship in Budapest, Hungary where she finished outside the medal zone.

With a time of 12.33 seconds, she emerged as the winner of the hotly contested 100 m hurdles at the Diamond League in Oregon, the same place she won the title last year.

It is her third time of winning. She becomes the second woman in Diamond League history after Dawn Nelson-Harper to win a hat-trick of 100m hurdles titles.

Quinn Jasmine Camacho of Puerto Rico came second with a time of 12.38 seconds while American Kendra Harrison who won the World Athletics Championship 100m hurdles only finished third with 12.44 seconds.

Amusan’s ally Daniele Williams of Jamaica came fourth with a time of 12.47 seconds.

In the Long Jump Women, Ese Brume had to settle for second position on count back despite finishing with a leap of 6.85m which was the same distance winner, Ivana Vuleta of Serbia coveted.

Brume who sustained an ankle injury in of the earlier rounds could not come out to take her final jump because of the complaint and had to be content with second position.

Quanesma Burks of the USA finished third with a leap of 6.77m.

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