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Amusan Units New World-leading Time At Jamaica Invitational

Nigerian famous person and world-record holder Tobi Amusan confirmed her class on Saturday evening on the first staging of the Jamaica Athletics Invitational on the Nationwide Stadium to win the ladies’s 100m hurdles in a world-leading 12.40 seconds.

The Nigerian trailed reigning world champion Jamaican Danielle Williams and American Nia Ali for a lot of the race however surged forward within the closing levels, eclipsing the earlier world-leading time of 12.42 set by Tonea Marshall of the USA on April 20.

Jamaica.loopnews.com studies that
Williams completed second in 12.46 seconds, with Christina Clemens of the USA taking third place in 12.54. Yanique Thompson of Jamaica secured fourth in 12.59, whereas Ali slipped to fifth with a time of 12.65.

Amusan ended final season on a excessive by successful the Diamond League ladies’s 100m hurdles title in Eugene, Oregon for an astonishing third consecutive time and silencing critics following a disappointing efficiency on the World Athletics Championships in Budapest.

Curiously, it was in Oregon the place Amusan gained the world title in 2022 and in addition set a world report within the course of.
World chief Daniel Roberts led house 1-2 end for USA within the males’s 110m hurdles. Roberts, competing for the third time this season, secured a snug victory with a swift time of 13.17. Eric Edwards completed second in 13.33, simply forward of Jamaican Lafranz Campbell, who clocked 13.37.

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