Commonwealth Games: Nigeria Wins First Athletics Gold

Oluwatobiloba Amusan Commonwealth Games

Oluwatobiloba Amusan, on Friday, won Nigeria’s first gold medal in athletics category at the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Amusan won the women’s 100m Hurdles ahead of Jamaican duo, Danielle Williams, and Yanique Thomas.


The 21-year-old won in 12.68s, just 0.03s shy of the Games record of 12.65s set by Jamaica’s Brigitte Foster-Hylton in 2006.

Team Nigeria have previously won gold medals in the weightlifting category.


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