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Amusan qualifies for women’s 100m hurdles final and looks good for the medal

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Amusan qualifies for women’s 100m hurdles final and looks good for the medal

Tobiloba Amusan

Tobiloba Amusan will compete in the final women’s 100-meter hurdles race at the 2020 Olympic Games underway in Tokyo.

Tobiloba Amusan will compete in the final women’s 100-meter hurdles race at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo on Monday, after qualifying on Sunday.

The 24-year-old qualified at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo winning Semi-Final 1 with a time of 12.62 seconds, leaving Devynne Charlton of the Bahamas who clocked 12.66 seconds in second place.

The Nigeria News Agency (NAN) reports that Amusan will now run from lane 6 against seven other qualifiers.

She has a personal best 12.48, the fourth best in the field, and a season best of 12.48 as well, which is also a fourth best in the field.

Amusan is ranked number four in the world and second best in Monday’s group of eight finalists.

World record holder Kendra Harrison of the United States is the best of number two. (NAN)

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