Tobi Amusan was born on April 23, 1997, in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria, though her parents are teachers, she was also adopted by Dapo Abiodun, the Governor of Ogun State under the adopt an athlete initiative.
Nigerians are smiling once again, and Tobi Amusan is the major factor, as we all witness a national make us proud on the global stage.
For such a long time, our daily headlines have been flooded with bad news.
From high-profile kidnappings to church killings and even lovers committing murder-suicide.
It’s been such a horrid time for news readers.
Tobi Amusan is not a newbie even though this is your first time hearing her name.
She was the Commonwealth and African champion in the year 2018.
She won the Diamond League Trophy in Zurich in 2021 in the 100m hurdles.
Amusan showed a lot of athletic potential from an early age and claimed gold in most youth championships.
She competed in a Diamond League meet, finishing second with a time of 12.60s, behind Olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn.
Amusan won the 2022 World Championships becoming the first Nigerian to win a world title.