The Nigerian hurdles sensation, Tobi Amusan, claimed victory in the women’s 100m hurdles at the African Games in Ghana on Wednesday with an impressive time of 12.89 seconds.

Amusan encountered a false-start scare during the initial race attempt, which could have led to her disqualification.

Nevertheless, the officials decided to go easy on her and issued her a yellow card instead.

With that victory, she secured her third consecutive African Games championship.

Amusan emerged victorious over SidonieFiadanantsoa of Madagascar, who finished in second place with a time of 13.19 seconds.

Faith Osamuyi from Nigeria narrowly missed securing a spot on the podium, finishing in 4th place with a time of 13.77 seconds.

Amusan holds the current world record in the 100m hurdles, clocking an impressive time of 12.12 seconds.