Amusan Storms Texas, Boosts Nigeria’s Hunt For Olympics Relay Tickets


The Team Nigeria’s camp in Texas got a boost Monday with the arrival of sprint hurdler, Tobiloba Amusan as the team resumes the hunt for tickets for the five relay events at the Tokyo Olympics at the 2021 USTAF Invitational meeting on Tuesday at Prairie View, Texas.

Amusan who ran 12.62 seconds to come second in the 100m hurdles event at the adidas Boost Boston Games in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America on Sunday behind world record holder, Kendra Harrison (12.49) is expected to participate in the women’s 4x100m event which Nigeria has provisionally qualified for with the 43.05 seconds the quartet of Joy Udo-Gabriel, Blessing Okagbare, Mercy Ntia-Obong and Rosemary Chukwuma ran at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar.

Athletics Federation of Nigeria officials feel the presence of Amusan who holds a personal season’s best of 12.48 seconds in the 100m hurdles will make up for the absence of national record holder in the event, Blessing Okagbare…

Source: Complete Sports