All eyes are now on world record holder of the women’s 100m hurdles, Tobi Amusan, as she has qualified for the final of the women’s 100m hurdles at the ongoing Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
With this, the world will be eager to see how she will perform on the D-day.
Will still beat other top stars in the final?
Will see maintain the tempo or beat herself?
What will her critics – those who said her longish boots might have given her an unequal advantage and those saying the USA race timing might be inaccurate – say this time?
Still, she will have to fend off competition from Jamaican duo Danielle Williams, Megan Tapper, England’s Cindy Sembre, Michelle Jenneke of Australia, and Devynne Charlton of Bahamas.
As ‘The Punch’ also reports, Amusan raced to a massive 12.40s to dominate Round 1 Heat 3 to qualify for Sunday’s final.
The world champion has the chance to defend her Commonwealth Games title, which she won in 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia.
It was the 25-year-old’s first race since her record-breaking appearance in Oregon, United States, last month.
Amusan began the 2022 season in fine form, winning the 2022 Diamond League event in Paris, where she set an African record by 0.01s with a time of 12.41s.
She followed that up with another great performance when she won the gold medal in the 100m hurdles at the 2022 African Championships in Mauritius, defending her title successfully with a time of 12.57s. 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.