Nigeria’s Oluwatobiloba Amusan has made history by becoming the first Nigerian to win gold at the Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles, The Cable reports.
The 20-year-old put up an impressive run to come out tops with 12.68 seconds at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Amusan beat two Jamaican athletes Danielle Williams and Yanique Thompson to the most prized medal.
Williams recorded a time of 12.78 seconds to win silver while Thompson won bronze with a time 12.97 seconds.
Amusan had earlier won the her women’s 100m hurdles round 1 – heat 1 with a time of 12.73 seconds.
Amusa is the reigning American Collegiate 100m hurdles champion, her gold becoming Nigeria’s 8th at the games, pushing the country to 8th on the medals table.