Amusan speaks after record-breaking outing in Birmingham

Freshly-minted Commonwealth Games champion, Tobi Amusan, has expressed great delight at her record-breaking outing in Birmingham.

Amusan clocked a time of 12.30s in Sunday’s final at the Alexander Stadium to successfully defend her Commonwealth Games title and the reigning World Champion is happy with the latest addition of titles and records to her name

“I’m glad to have defended my Commonwealth Games title with two Games Record in the process,” Amusan wrote on her Facebook page after Sunday’s blistering performance.

Amusan, who passes as a classic example of the rejected stone that became the cornerstone, advised all to stay true regardless of any letdown.

She wrote: “Never give up on yourself. Just stay focused on the Lord, on your craft and He will never fail you.

“I’m a testimony of His greatness. 🙏🏽🇳🇬❤️ #WorldRecordHolder #CWGChampion #100mhurdles #Adidas #TeamShanko.”

Apart from her Facebook post, Amusan also shared her thoughts with reporters in Birmingham.

The 25-year-old admitted she was terribly down when things weren’t going her way with near misses at both the World Championships and Olympic Games.

“Mentally it was challenging-p, trust me. It was nerve-racking but with the help of my support system and God, I was able to scale through and focus and move past the previous seasons and focus on this,” Amusan declared.

She added, “It’s been God. I can’t wrap my head around the journey but I am just…

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