4 The Pillar of Sports in Africa, called on the younger generation to embrace sports as a profession, adding that Amusan’s performance would inspire the womenfolk.
Kalu expressed happiness over the superlative outing of Amusan, adding that the athlete had done Nigeria proud.
He said, “I am elated with the record breaking performance of Tobi Amusan, who clinched a gold medal after winning the women’s 100 metre hurdles at the World Athletics Championship.
“The athlete’s victory is a welcome and timely development for Nigeria.
“She has shown the world that Nigerians are talented.
“Amusan has indeed made Nigerians proud with her performance”.
Kalu wished the sprinter continued success in her career.
NAN reports that Team Nigeria finished joint-13th on the medals table with Amusan’s Gold and Ese Brume’s Silver in the Women’s Long Jump.
Jamaica finished third with 2 Gold, 7 Silver and 1 Bronze.
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