Tokyo Olympics: Nigeria's Tobi Amusan misses out on medal in 100m hurdles

Nigeria has suffered another setback at the ongoing Olympics in Tokyo.

On Monday morning, August 2, Nigerian athlete, Tobi Amusan could not replicate the form which saw her win both the Heats and her semi-final races as she finished fourth in final with a time of 12.60s, missing out on any medal.

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, who had set a new 12.26s games record in qualifying for the final, won gold with another blistering 12.37s finish. Kendra Harrison of the USA came second while Jamaica’s Megan Tapper took the third position.

Amusan, who is both the reigning African and Commonwealth 100m hurdles champion, had on Sunday become the second Nigerian woman ever to qualify for the final of the sprint hurdles at the Olympics after winning her semifinal heat in 12.62 seconds.