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Amusan is back! Sprinter makes history in Diamond League win

Tobi Amusan of Nigeria won the women’s 100-meter hurdles at the Eugene Diamond League, earning her third straight Diamond League victory.

After losing her global championship last month in Budapest, Hungary, Amusan recovered convincingly to defeat competitors like Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, Keni Harrison, and Danielle Williams.

With a time of 12.33 seconds, the 26-year-old won the event.

In 12.38 seconds, Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico came in second, while in 12.44 seconds, Harrison of the United States came in third.

Amusan follows Dawn Harper-Nelson, who won the 100-meter hurdles event in the Diamond League in 2012, 2023, and 2014. Amusan is the second woman to do so.

Another Nigerian, Ese Brume came second in the Long Jump event.

Brume finished second behind Serbia’s Ivana Vuleta.


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