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Tobi Amusan Breaks African Women’s 60-Metre Hurdles Indoor Record at Astana Indoor Meet

By John Adiasi

Tobi Amusan Breaks African Women’s 60-Metre Hurdles Indoor Record at Astana Indoor Meet

Nigerian sprinter Tobi Amusan has made history by setting a new African women’s 60-metre hurdles indoor record with a time of 7.77 seconds.

The record-breaking performance took place at the Astana Indoor Meet in Kazakhstan on Saturday, where Amusan beat her fellow competitors to the finish line.

The 26-year-old athlete shattered the previous continental record of 7.82 seconds, which was set by fellow Nigerian Gloria Alozie in 1999.

Amusan’s impressive achievement is a testament to her hard work and dedication to the sport.

In the 60m hurdles final, Amusan raced ahead of American Nia Ali and Ireland’s Sarah Lavin to take the top spot on the podium.

Her incredible speed and agility were on full display as she cleared each hurdle with ease.

Amusan’s record-breaking performance has earned her praise and admiration from fans and fellow athletes alike.

She has proven herself to be a force to be reckoned with in the world of athletics, and her future looks bright as she continues to push herself to new heights.

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