All eyes have now turned to sprint
hurdler, Tobi Amusan as Nigerla’s chances of returning from the ongoing 2023 World Championships begin to fade away after long jumper, Ese Brume was denied a third straight medal in the last round of the event.
Both Amusan and Brume won
Nigeria’s two medals last year at the
18th edition of the championships to
equal the country’s best medal haul
at a single edition of the competition.
With Brume now out of the picture,
Amusan now carries a weight of
expectations and the 26-year-old will
begin her World 100m hurdles title
defence at exactly 6:12pm today [Tuesday, August 22] at the National Athletics Centre in Budapest, Hungary.
Amusan was cleared Thursday last week to compete after the Athletics Integrity Unit, AIU, freed her from a Whereabouts Failures charge.
The Nigerian has been drawn to run from lane four, just outside 0lympics bronze