Tobi Amusan failed to defend her World championship on Thursday, finishing sixth in the final of the current World Athletics Championship in Budapest.
Danielle Williams of Jamaica won the championship with a season-best time of 12.43 seconds, while Olympic champion, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico, came in second in 12.44 seconds, and USA Kendra Harrison came in third in 12.46 seconds, while World champion came in sixth in 12.62 seconds in her third consecutive final.
At the 2022 World Championship in Eugene, USA, Amusan finished first with a 12.40 (African record) before breaking the 12.20 world mark set by Kendra Harrison in 2016.
The global hurdles record holder lost out on becoming the fourth woman, following Gail Devers and Michelle Perry of the United States and Sally Pearson of Australia, to win at least two gold medals in the women’s 100m Hurdles at the global Championships.
At the National Athletics Centre in Budapest, Hungary, the Nigerian athlete competed against Olympic champion, Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, Switzerland’s Ditaji Kambundji, Bahamas’ Devynne Charlton, the American duo of Kendra Harrison and Nia Ali, and the Jamaican duo of Ackera Nugent and Danielle Williams.