World Record Holder, Tobi Amusan says the ratification of her record was a breathe of fresh air as she is happy to reach such milestone.
The 25-year old expressed her feeling at the homecoming dinner powered by the The Plug and Flutterwave on Wednesday, following the announcement of her record’s ratification earlier this week.
Tobi Amusan won the Gold Medal in the Women’s World 100m hurdles at the 2022 Commonwealth games and also broke the world record with 12.12 seconds timing.
The World Athletics body on Tuesday, ratified Tobi Amusan’s World Record of 12.12s (0.9) set at the World Championships. She ran the time in the semis to improve the WR of 12.20s, set by USA’s Kendra Harrison in London in 2016 and followed that with a windy 12.06 (2.5m/s) to win the final.
Speaking to Journalists at the dinner event, which was held at KOI Restaurant, VI, Lagos on Wednesday, the World Champion talked about the ratification, her type of meal and how Nigerians supported her during the World Championships.
“It’s a breathe of fresh air for me and I’m getting a hang of everything happening to me right now. My 200 million soldiers supported me through the World Championships, Commonwealth games and Diamond League, I trust them.
“As an athlete, I eat everything that I can, especially things that can give me energy”. Amusan said.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari recently handed the Officer of the Niger (OON) to Tobi Amusan following her exploits in the past three months.
Tobi Amusan is a World Champion, a World record holder in (12.12s), a Diamond League Champion, an African Champion, a Commonwealth Champion, a National Champion, a World Leader (OON) with 17 wins in 25 races.
Plug Sports, which currently manages Tobi Amusan is a leading Nigerian-based sport management company owned by The Plug. The company operates as a division of The Plug Entertainment, and a subsidiary of The Plug. The sporting division of The Plug Entertainment, is headed by Lanre Vigo. Some other sports personalities managed by Plug Sports include soccer players Henry Onyekuru, Asisat Oshoala and Clement Ugah.