Records Are Meant To Be Broken & You Smashed Mine

World record breaker, Tobi Amusan has been congratulated by former World Record Holder in the women’s 100m hurdles, Kendra “Keni” Harrison.

Harrison returned a time of 12.20 secs (+0.3m/s) on July 22, 2016 at the London Müller Anniversary Games in London, breaking the world record of 12.21 secs (+0.7m/s) set by Bulgarian athlete Yordanka Donkova (who smashed four world records) on 20th August, 1988.

Harrison had made history in 2016, 2 weeks after she placed sixth in the US trials, failing to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics. She made amends with a Silver medal at the Tokyo2020 Olympics.

Amusan took the world by storm with a 12.12 secs finish in the semis at the World Championships in Eugene on Sunday, with Harrison coming a distant second at 12.27 secs. Harrison will later be disqualified in the finals.

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Both Amusan and Harrison are signed on to sports kits manufacturing giants, Adidas and the American is proud they are still leading the line globally. She wrote:

“Congrats to @Evaglobal01 records are meant to be broken & you smashed mine. Glad to see the record gets to stay in the Adidas fam.”

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