Amusan elated to be first Nigerian athlete nominated for a Laureus award
Nigeria, African, Commonwealth and World 100m hurdles and record holder, Tobi Amusan says she is honoured to be the first Nigerian nominee for a Laureus Sports award. The 25 year old is among six nominees for the 2023 Laureus Breakthrough of the year award. Amusan says she is elated to score another first for Nigeria months after emerging the first track and field athlete to win a World outdoor gold medal and the first to set a World outdoor record (12.12). ‘ I’m elated to have been nominated for the prestigious Laureus Award in the Breakthrough of the Year category.
I consider it an honour to be the first nominee from Nigeria for this award.
Glory be to God alone,’ Amusan wrote on her Facebook page.