Former Record Holder Congratulate Tobi Amusan.

Former Record Holder Congratulate Tobi Amusan.

Former world record holder in Women’s 100m Hurdles, Kendra Harrison, has congratulated Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan for her accomplishments at the just concluded World Athletics Championships.

Amusan crossed the line in 12.12 seconds which beat Harrison’s 2016 world record by 0.08 seconds in the 100 Women’s Hurdles.

Complete Sports reports that Amusan has now become the first Nigerian to set a world record as she further secure her place in history, winning the gold medal after running a wind-aided 12.06 seconds in the final to win the race.

America’s Harrison took to Twitter to congratulate the 25-year-old Nigerian.

Her words:

“Congrats to Evaglobal1 [Oluwatobiloba Amusan], records are meant to be broken and you smashed mine. Glad to see the record gets to stay in the Addidas fam.”

It was convene that German sportswear and equipment company Addidas is responsible for kitting both Harrison and Amusan.

Harrison also thanked her fans and acknowledged that Amusan has raised the bar for all sprint hurdlers.

She said:

“I appreciate all the love and support!!. Mentally and physically I couldn’t have been more prepared, those wood hurdles are unforgiving !!. The bar has been raised and that’s exciting.”

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