The Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has celebrated congratulations Tobi Amusan for setting World Record at World Championships, expressing heartfelt for winning the women’s 100m hurdles gold for the country at the World Athletics Championship 2022.
Penpushing reports that, Buhari in a congratulatory message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, pointed out that Amusan has set a new world record in the semifinals of the athletic event and became the first Nigerian to win a World Championship.
The message said the president joined millions of Nigerians in celebrating this outstanding feat by a compatriot and two-time African Games champion, who in one night stunned the athletics world with her superlative and stellar performance.
Penpushing further reports that, Buhari thanked the track superstar for making the Nigerian national anthem resonate again from the international podium, leaving the nation with the excitement and unforgettable memories of tears of joy and triumph; hope and victory; incredulity and belief.
The President noted that the legendary career and achievements of the 25 year old golden girl will continue to inspire the upcoming generations of Nigerian athletes to achieve spectacular success.
Penpushing also reports that, he commended Ese Brume for representing Nigeria with honour and pride, winning a silver medal in the women’s long jump event, and lauded Team Nigeria for displaying courage, integrity and good sportsmanship at the world stage, proving that with hard work and determination, success is achievable
The world champion first ran a blistering 12:12 seconds to shatter the world record of 12:20 seconds set by Kendra Harrison of United States of America (USA) in the semi-finals, and then followed up with a (+2.5) wind-assisted 12.06s in the final.
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