By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS
Nigeria’s sprint hurdler Tobi Amusan survived a poor start to win her heat and earn a berth in the final of the women’s 100m hurdles at the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
Amusan won Heat 2 with a time of 12.56s.
Ackera Nuggent of Jamaica took second position with a time of 12.60s while Canada’s Naddine Visser was third with a time of 12.62s.
Amusan’s rivals for the title Kendra Harrison and Jasmine Camacho-Quinn also won their heats.
Former world record holder Harrison won the first semi-final race in 12.33s.
Another contender Camacho-Quinn took Heat 3 in 12.41s.
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