Amusan to begin Diamond League title defence in Xiamen


100m hurdles world record holder, Tobi Amusan will begin the defence of her Wanda Diamond League crown in Xiamen, China on April 20.

The 26-year-old will face Olympic champion, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, world champion, Danielle Williams and world indoor champion Devynne Charlton in the race.

Amusan won the Wanda Diamond League crown for the third consecutive year in 2023.

The Ogun-State born athlete will also be aiming to win it for the fourth successive time after she became the second woman in Diamond League history to achieve a hat-trick of 100m hurdles titles in 2023.

She holds the world record in the 100m hurdles with 12.12s.

Amusan achieved the feat in Oregon, United States of America in 2021.