From Ijebu ode to world: Tobi Amusan breaks record by winning gold medal world championship

The story of Tobi Amusan is such an inspiring one and it’s an A must read for every determining soul out there that you can make it despite all odds.

The Ijebu ode born girl who has always been yearning to win to world championship has finally achieved her aim. Yes, she attained this height through hardwork and perseverance.

Tobi caused the nation’s flag to fly high at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, United States by breaking record and finishing with gold in the 100m hurdles. As congratulatory messages pour in for her, an old photo of her as a student of the Our Lady of Apostles Secondary School, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, is also trending. Already, students of the school on Monday celebrated her feat.

From all of us at, we join other well meaning citizens of Nigeria and diasporas to wish you a hearty congratulations on this win.

Congratulations to TobiAmusan, the gold medalist at the world championships and our very own world record breaker. You have made us all proud and also reminded us of the power of our flag and the passion that comes with singing our anthem.Your patriotism, athleticism and determination are globally to be reckoned with. Keep leading. Cheers to many more wins!!

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