Nigerians enjoy Toby Amusan’s record-breaking sporting glory

Nigerians, including three presidential candidates, basked in the glory of the country’s first gold medal at the World Championships in Athletics, hailing a respite from the bad news of economic hardship and deepening insecurity.

Tobi Amusan, 25, won gold in the women’s 100m hurdles on Sunday after breaking the world record in the semi-final where she clocked 12.12 seconds in Eugene, Oregon.

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