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Tobi Amusan Net Worth, Biography Big Win 2022

Bio Data

Full Name  Oluwatobiloba Ayomide Tobi Amusan
Date of Birth  23 April 1997
Gender Female
Career Track and Field athlete
Net worth US$1.5 Million
Nationality Nigerian

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Biography

Tobi Amusan was born on the 23rd of April 1997,  in Ijebu Ode, Nigeria. She attended  Our Lady of Apostles Secondary School, Ijebu-Ode for secondary education and continued at the University of Texas at El Paso. She began showing interest in sports and athletic potential at an early age but began her career professionally in 2013.

Amusan began to attain limelight after winning a silver medal at the 2013 African Youth Championship Warri. She also claimed gold in the 100 meters hurdles at the 2015 African Junior Athletics Championships in Addis Ababa. She made her all-Africa Game debut in 2015, winning the gold medal in the 100 meters hurdles.

As a student of the University of Texas at El Paso, Amusan won a Gold medal in both the 100 mH and the 200 m at the C-USA Championship.

She also won a Silver medal in long run in the same competition.  She was also a runner-up at the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 100 mH.

Amusan also competed at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Bydgoszcz, taking fifth place in the championship final. She went on to represent Nigeria at the Rio Olympic Games reaching the semifinals of the 100mh.

Career Success

Tobi Amusan Career Status

Tobi Amosan Aside from her recent successes of winning the 2022 World Athletics Championships 100 meters hurdles,  setting a new world record of 12.12 seconds in the semifinal and a wind-assisted 12.06 in the final, Tobi Amusan has a lot of honors to her name.

She won the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Championships,  in the 100 meters hurdles ahead of Camacho-Quinn who was the champion the previous year. Tobi Amusan was the 2018 Commonwealth and 2018 African champion and is also a two-time African Games champion in the event. She won the Diamond League Trophy in 2021 becoming the Nigerian to do so.

Amusan opened her 2022 season by winning the 2022 Diamond League event in Paris, where she set an African record by 0.01s with a time of 12.41s. She also won gold in the 100m hurdles at the 2022 African Championships in Mauritius, defending her title successfully with a time of 12.57s ( wind-aided). She also competed in the women’s 4×100m and won gold.

Later in 2022, she competed in a Diamond League meet, finishing second with a time of 12.60s, behind Olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn.

Tobi Amusan Net Worth

Tobi Amusan is one of the richest athletes in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million. Her recent Gold win at the World Athletics Championships added a whopping 65 Million Naira to her Net worth. Prior to this Tobi Amusan has won numerous honors at several events across the globe, contributing to her $1.5 Million

BIG WIN

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan early Monday set a World Record, twice, to win the 100m hurdles in style at the World Championships.

Her victory and another great performance by Ese Brume meant that after labouring all week long with nothing tangible to show for their efforts, Team Nigeria ended their campaign at the World Championships in Oregon on a spectacular note; winning a gold and a silver medal on the final day of action.

The duo of Tobi Amusan and Ese Brume produced the medals for Nigeria and they did it in style Oregon with jaw-breaking performances.

Amusan set the World Record twice before she was crowned the world champion in the 100m hurdles while Brume needed to dig deep for her silver in the long jump.

MYTRENDCASTER reports that after improving on her African Record during the heats, many knew Amusan would be on to bigger things in the semi-final but not the World Record

Nigeria's Tobi Amusan has won a Gold medal in the Women's 100m Hurdles at the World Athletics Championships, after breaking the world record with a time of 12.06 seconds.
Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan has won a Gold medal in the Women’s 100m Hurdles at the World Athletics Championships, after breaking the world record with a time of 12.06 seconds.

In the semi-final, Amusan delivered an extraordinary time; clocking 12.12secs to obliterate the former World Record of 12.20secs held by Keni Harrison of the United States since 2016.

“I wanted to get out and go,” said Amusan after the race. “I did what I had to do.”

While that was amazing in itself, Amusan was not yet done as she improved on the World Record in her final race some hours later; winning in 12.06secs to become the first Nigerian World Champion ever.J

Jamaica’s Britany Anderson took silver in 12.23sec, while Olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico claimed bronze in 12.23.

Amusan got off to a scorching start and was smoothly into her stride after the first hurdle, building a clear lead and then pulling away ahead of Anderson and the fast-closing Camacho-Quinn for the gold.

Nigeria's Tobi Amusan has won a Gold medal in the Women's 100m Hurdles at the World Athletics Championships, after breaking the world record with a time of 12.06 seconds.
Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan has won a Gold medal in the Women’s 100m Hurdles at the World Athletics Championships, after breaking the world record with a time of 12.06 seconds.

Amusan, who is a Diamond League trophy winner, Commonwealth Games champion and multiple African Champion, now has an eye on the Olympic Games medal to add to her impressive collection.

On the sand, Brume, the African record holder, landed a silver medal in the women’s long jump final with a season’s best of 7.02m.

Brume is the first Nigerian to win a medal at two successive editions of the World Championships having won a bronze medal last time out in Doha.