Confederation of African Athletics crowns Amusan Female Athlete of the Year
Oluwatobiloba Amusan has been named the best female athlete in Africa for 2022 by the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA).
Amusan beat Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon and Letesenbet Gidey of Ethiopia to the award.
The 25-year-old competed 25 times in the 100-meter hurdles in 2022, securing 17 victories.
The dark-skinned athlete made history by winning a gold medal at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon United States of America.
Amusan, who also set a new world record in the event, was the first African and Nigerian to achieve the feat.
She also successfully defended her African and Commonwealth titles.
Amusan drew the curtains on a smashing season by clinching the Diamond League trophy.
CAF Confederation Cup: Edo government provides free buses, jerseys for fans
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Nigerian clubs to know CAF Champions League, Confederation Cup opponents Tuesday
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