She holds the world record of 12.12 seconds and the Commonwealth record of 12.29 seconds.
She recently met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, September 15th, 2022. She was awarded the highest honour in the land, the Order of the Niger ( OON).
Tobi donated a sum of One million naira to the school which is located in Ijebu-ode in Ogun State.
Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan has successfully defended her Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles title after breezing to the first position on Sunday at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham.
A 2.4 m/s tailwind denied Amusan the chance of breaking the Game Record in the semi-final.
However, there was no stopping the World Record holder as she breezed to a time of 12.30s to eclipse the 16-year-old 12.65 seconds Game record set by Jamaica’s Brigitte Foster-Hylton in Melbourne, Australia.
Charlton of the Bahamas came second while Briton Cindy Sember who celebrated her 28th birthday with a win in the semis settled for the bronze.
Speaking to reporters after her win, Tobi Amusan said even though she set a new Games Record, she did not have a properly executed race.
Only a few weeks ago, 25-year-old Amusan broke the World Record with her 12.12 seconds semi-final win before going on to win the world title in oregon with 12.06s wind-aided time see