When Amusan Broke Alozie’s African Record In 60m Hurdles


Tobi Amusan returned to the track for the time in 2024 with another blistering performance as the former World Champion set a new African record in the 60m hurdles after running 7.77secs to win the Astana Indoor Meet in Kazakhstan.

Amusan, the 2022 100m hurdles World champion was dethroned in 2023 by Jamaica’s Danielle Williams after finishing sixth in the star-studded final in Budapest, Hungary.


The Nigerian started the year with another outstanding display to erase Gloria Alozie’s African record of 7.82secs with 7.77secs to beat American Nia Ali to second place in the final.


Amusan had earlier won heat 2 with 7.91secs and she ended the day with 7.77secs to emerge as champion.


The Commonwealth Games champion is expected to compete at the 2024 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston, United States.

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