Team Nigeria’s hurdler, Oluwatobiloaba Amusan, completed in a time of 12.62 seconds to win the ladies’s semi-final 1 race to qualify for the ultimate of the ladies’s 100m hurdles occasion
Amusan additionally broke a 21-year outdated jinx to turn into the primary Nigerian to make the ultimate of the occasion since Glory Alozie did it on the Sydney 2000 video games and later change nationality to Spain.
The Nigerian received Heat 3 of Women’s Hurdles with a time of 12.72 seconds to qualify for the semi-final and improved the timing on Sunday forward of the ultimate showdown. The 24-year-old has been constant, she’s been quick and together with her present type on the Olympics, she is unquestionably a prime medal contender.
In the ladies’s Long leap occasion, Nigeria’s Ese Brume additionally secured her place within the remaining with a 6.76 meters lead she did in her third try.
Brume completed in joint sixth place out of the 12 finalists to seal automated qualification. Serbia’s Spanovic Ivana leapt the longest distance of seven.00m to complete first total of the day.
The present African file holder will compete in opposition to the likes of reigning WAC gold medalist from Germany Malaika Mihambo, America’s duo of Brittney Reese and Tara Davis and Malone Ellen Chantel of British Virgin Island in Tuesday’s remaining.