Oluwatobiloba Ayomide Amusan OON (born on April 23rd, 1997) is professionally known by the name Tobi Amusan and is known as a skilled sportsman from Nigeria.
Tobi Amusan excels in the 100-meter hurdles. She also races as a sprinter.
Tobi Amusan is the current World, Commonwealth, and African champion, and holds the record for this meet for all three events. In addition, she is proud to have the record for national team Nigeria at the 100-meter hurdles.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Oluwatobiloba Ayomide Amusan|
|Stage Name:||Tobi Amusan|
|Born:||23 April 1997 (age 26 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Ijebu Ode, Ogun, Nigeria|
|State Of Origin:||Ogun State|
|Education:||Our Lady of Apostles Secondary School|
|Parents:||Kehinde Amusan, Mrs. Amuscan|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||Seyi Alao (rum.)|
|Net Worth:||$1.5 million|
Early Life & Education
Tobi Amusan, an athlete of great talent was born on 23 April 1997, in the bustling Ijebu Ode, a city in Ijebu Ode in the beautiful Ogun State of Nigeria. She has a father named Kehinde Amusan a committed education teacher, who imbued a solid determination and work ethic from an early age.
As the smallest out of three kids, Tobi Amusan was raised with affection and love from her family. Her mother Mrs. Amusan is also a teacher, specializing in elementary education.
When she began her academic adventure, Tobi Amusan was able to enroll in Our Lady of Apostles Secondary School in her hometown where she continued to nurture her academic and personal development.
Tobi Amusan‘s experience is one that contains unending determination, a story that is etched on the track, where her brilliance over the 100-meter hurdles shines. The tales of her rise are inscribed in gold letters.
2013 was the year that Tobi Amusan‘s nom de guerre began to pop up on the lips of her competitors as she claimed silver in the 200-meter race at the African Youth Championships. A second silver was added to her story of her time at the African Youth Games, confirming her growing stature at the 100-meter hurdles.
Golden notes echoed throughout her performance when she won the 100-meter hurdles in the All-Africa Games and the African Junior Athletics Championships in the year 2015. Tobi Amusan‘s debut on the international scene during the World Championships in Beijing showcased her athleticism.
Over the years her efforts paid off. In 2018, she won gold medals at the Commonwealth Games and African Championships, Tobi Amusan‘s ability to win resounding. At the World Championships in Doha, she took fourth place which is a sign of her determination.
In the year 2019, bronze at the African Games shone brightly, but the highlight is Tobi Amusan‘s record-setting sprint in the World Championships semifinals that etched her name into the record books. A champion not just of records, but also of spirit.
2022 marked the beginning of a new era. A gold medal in the Diamond League final and a record-breaking run in the World Championships semifinals in Eugene established her status as a world champion. In the final, she wore the title of the first Nigerian world champion in athletics.
August 22, 2023, was a new chapter in the story as Tobi Amusan took home the finals of the women’s 100-meter hurdles in Budapest. The moment of victory was portrayed with her unstoppable spirit.
With each step, Tobi Amusan weaves a story of triumph that echoes away from the track.
Awards & Nominations
- 2023 Laureus World Sports Award for Breakthrough of the Year
- 2023 The Future Awards Africa Prize for Sport
- 2015 African Games gold medal (100 m hurdles)
- 2016, 2022 African Championships gold medal (100 m hurdles)
- 2021, 2022, 2023 Diamond League champion (100 m hurdles)
- 2017 NCAA Division I Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships gold medal (100 m hurdles)
- Twitter: @tobi_amusan
- Instagram: @ihurdle_33.0inches
- Facebook: @tobi.amusan
Tobi Amusan Tobi Amusan, 26 years old, a talented athlete who is not currently married, has been able to keep her romantic life private since there aren’t any publicly available details about it.
However, her outstanding performance in 2022’s World Athletics Championships has made her the subject of much attention from Nigerian males.
There are rumors circulated regarding Seyi Alao being Tobi Amusan‘s ex-boyfriend However, the authenticity of the claim is not certain. Amusan has no children.
Tobi Amusan, with a net worth of $1.5 million, earns money as an athleticist being a spokesperson for Globacom as well as Premium Trust Bank, two Telecommunications and digital firms as brand ambassadors.
Tobi Amusan has earned a profit from her amazing athletic career and sponsorship deals, like the prize of $170,000 for winning the gold medal at the 100-meter hurdles in the 2022 World Athletics Championships.