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Tobi Amusan, 26, added the African indoor record to her impressive collection of track and field records on Saturday when she broke Glory Alozie’s 7.82 best at the first leg of the 2024 World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold in Astana, Kazakhstan.

The reigning world 100m hurdles record holder (12.12 seconds) offered glimpses of what was to come by smashing home in her semifinal heat in 7.91 seconds.

She improved to 7.77 seconds to win the event ahead of 2019 World outdoor champion Nia Ali (7.89) and Irish girl Sarah Lavin, who ran 7.91 to come in third.

Amusan’s performance places her second on the world top list for the season, trailing only Devynne Charlton of the Bahamas, who ran 7.75 at the Corky Classics in Lubbock, Texas.

Amusan has also risen to number 20 on the world all-time list, and the defending Commonwealth Games champion has now beaten all three African records formerly held by Alozie.

She initially beat her predecessor’s African Games record of 12.74, established in 1999, by running 12.68 to win ten years later (2019).

Amusan then broke Alozie’s 12.44 African record by running 12.42 seconds to win her maiden Diamond League title.

The sprint hurdler presently holds the Nigerian Championship, African Games, African Indoor, Commonwealth Games, World Championships, and world records.