2022 ISTAF Berlin, Tobi Amusan Wins 100-meter Hurdles

2022 ISTAF Berlin, Tobi Amusan Wins 100-meter Hurdles

Tobi Amusan won the 100-meter hurdles gold at the International Stadionfest in Berlin, Germany’s Olympic Stadium.

On Sunday, September 4, the 25-year-old won the top prize at the ISTAF 2022 Berlin tournament, defeating American Tia Jones, who came in second, and Jamaica’s Megan Tapper, who won the bronze medal at the Olympics.

Tobi Amusan took first with a time of 12.45, Tia Jones placed second with a time of 12.58 and Megan Tapper of Jamaica took third with a time of 12.66.

The competition is a Silver category stop on the World Athletics Continental Tour.

When Amusan started Sunday’s event after finishing in second place in the 2022 Lausanne Diamond League meeting last month. She said she was hopeful of improving at the Olympic Stadium this weekend.

Amusan said after winning: “It has been a long season, but I am still alive. I just wanted to finish strong today. I was here to execute.

“I need to work on what I need to work on, but it is alright. There is always room for improvement. I need to improve my start and my finish.

“I will race again in Zurich. Today we had a great competitive field. My goal was to focus on myself.”

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