Eugene: In the World Athletics Championship being played here, Monday (Monday) was a day for records, three world records (World Records) were broken in a single day on Monday, two of which were broken by the same athlete. Nigerian sprinter Tobi Amusani set a new record in the 100m hurdles first in the semi-final and then broke it in the final to set a new record, while Swedish athlete Mondo Duplantis broke the world record in the pole vault and added a new record to his name.
Nigerian sprinter Tobi Amusami broke the first world record in the women’s 100m hurdles event at the World Athletics Championships and set a new record by breaking her newly created world record two hours later. Toby had previously qualified for the finals of the women’s 100m hurdle race by setting a new world record time of 12.12 seconds. When his final was held two hours later, he broke his own world record and won the gold medal by finishing the race in 12.06 seconds, setting a new record. Brittney Anderson of Jamaica won the silver with a time of 12.23 seconds while Jasmin Camaco Quinn of Puerto Rico won the bronze with a time of 12.23 seconds. Even though both women’s times were the same, there was a difference of micro seconds between them.
In the pole vault final held after Toby’s event, Swedish athlete Mondo Duplantis set a new world record with a jump of 6.21 meters. He, however, improved his own old record. In this event, America’s Christopher Neilson won silver with a jump of 5.94 meters while Iran’s John Obina won bronze.
Toby broke the 6-year-old 100m hurdles record in the semi-finals.
Nigerian sprinter Tobi Amusami, who broke the world record twice in two hours at the World Athletics Championships, broke American sprinter Ken Harrison’s 6-year-old world record when he clocked 12.12 seconds in the semi-finals of the women’s 100m hurdles. Ken Harrison set a new world record in this event in 2016 with a time of 12.20 seconds.