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Amusan qualifies for World Athletics Championship 100m Final



By Sola Omoniyi, Lagos

Tobi Amusan, the defending world champion in the 100-meter hurdles, qualified for the final of the event at the ongoing World Athletics Championship in Budapest on Wednesday

The Nigerian athlete won the second semifinal with a time of 12.56 seconds to qualify for the final billed for Thursday evening.

Despite a slow start, the world hurdles record holder recovered in time, clocking 12.56s to finish ahead of Jamaican Achkara Nungent’s 12.60 seconds and Dutch Nadine Visser’s 12.62 seconds.