LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan clinched her third consecutive Diamond League title, setting a new record of 12.33 seconds in the fiercely contested 100m hurdles event on Sunday night, September 17, 2023.
Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho-Quin took second place with a time of 12.38 seconds, followed by Kendra Harrison of the US in third with 12.44 seconds and Jamaica’s world champion Danielle Williams in fourth at 12.47 seconds.
Amusan achieved this milestone at the competition held in Eugene, Oregon, USA, where she also claimed the world title in 2022.
Her initial Diamond League triumph came in 2021 with a time of 12.42 seconds, which she successfully defended the following year.
With her exceptional performance on Sunday, Amusan joins Dawn Nelson-Harper as the second woman in Diamond League history to secure a hat-trick of 100m hurdles titles.