Born on April 23, 1997, in Ijebu Ode, Nigeria, Oluwatobiloba Ayomide “Tobi” Amusan is a Nigerian track and field athlete who specialises in the 100 metres hurdles and also competes as a sprinter.
Amusan showed a lot of athletic potential from an early age. She was a silver medallist at the 2013 African Youth Championships in Warri.
She also claimed gold in the 100 metres hurdles at the 2015 African Junior Athletics Championships in Addis Ababa. In 2015, while making her All-Africa Games debut as an eighteen-year-old, she won the gold medal in the 100 metres hurdles.
She was the 2018 Commonwealth and 2018 African champion and is also a two-time African Games champion in the event. She won the Diamond League Trophy in Zurich in 2021 in the 100m hurdles.
Tobi won the 2022 World Athletics Championships in the 100 metres hurdles, setting a new world record of 12.12 seconds in the semifinal, followed up by a 12.06 in the final to take the gold medal.
Tobi Amusan Husband
The Nigerian track and field athlete does not have a husband, she is not yet married.
Tobi Amusan Children
She has no kids yet.
Tobi Amusan Parents
Tobi’s parents’ details are not available yet, information about Tobi Amusan’s father and mother are yet to be available to the public.
Tobi has however stated that her mother has always been supportive of her athletic career, although her father had always limited her time on the field and urged her to study more.
Tobi Amusan Siblings
Details about the Nigerian track and field athlete’s siblings whether she has brothers or sisters are unknown currently.