100 metres hurdles

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100 metres hurdles
JO Atlanta 1996 - Stade.jpg
A 100 m hurdles race at Atlanta 1996.
World records
Women Flag of Nigeria.svg Tobi Amusan 12.12 (2022)
Olympic records
Women Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Jasmine Camacho-Quinn 12.26 (2021)
World Championship records
Women Flag of Nigeria.svg Tobi Amusan 12.12 (2022)
Athletics Women's 100m hurdles Final - 27th Summer Universiade 2013 - Kazan (RUS)

The 100 metres hurdles, or 100-meter hurdles, is a track and field event run mainly by women (the male counterpart is the 110 metres hurdles). For the race, ten hurdles of a height of 33 inches (83.8 cm) are placed along a straight course of 100 metres (109.36 yd). The first hurdle is placed after a run-up of 13 metres from the starting line. The next 9 hurdles are set at a distance of 8.5 metres from each other, and the home stretch from the last hurdle to the finish line is 10.5 metres long. The hurdles are set up so that they will fall over if bumped into by the runner, but weighted so this is disadvantageous. Fallen hurdles do not count against runners provided that they do not run into them on purpose. Like the 100 metres sprint, the 100 m hurdles begins with athletes in starting blocks.

Contents

The fastest 100 m hurdlers run the distance in a time of around 12.5 seconds. The world record set by Tobi Amusan stands at 12.12 seconds.

History

Cornelia Oschkenat (nearest camera), Heike Theele and Kerstin Knabe (1986) Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1986-0531-035, Cornelia Oschkenat, Heike Thoelo, Kerstin Knabe.jpg
Cornelia Oschkenat (nearest camera), Heike Theele and Kerstin Knabe (1986)

The race started back in the 1830s in England where wooden barriers were placed along a 100 yard stretch. The hurdles event was included as part of the inaugural Women’s World Games in 1922, and made its first appearance in the Olympic Games in 1932 as 80m hurdles.

Starting with the 1972 Summer Olympics, the women's race was lengthened to 100m hurdles. [1]

The hurdles sprint race has been run by women since the beginning of women's athletics, just after the end of World War I. The distances and hurdle heights varied widely in the beginning. While the men had zeroed in on the 110 m hurdles, the International Women's Sport Federation had registered records for eight different disciplines by 1926 (60 yards/75 cm height, 60 yards/61 cm, 65 yards/75 cm, 83 yards/75 cm, 100 yards/75 cm, 100 yards/61 cm, 120 yards/75 cm, 110 metres/75 cm). At the first Women's World Games in 1922, a 100 m hurdles race was run.

From 1926 until 1968, the distance was 80 metres: women had to clear eight hurdles placed at a distance of 8 metres from each other and a height of 30 inches (76.2 cm).

Just like with the men's races, until 1935 no more than three hurdles could be knocked over, or the runner was disqualified, and records were only officially registered if the runner had cleared all her hurdles clean.

In 1935, this rule was abandoned, and L-shaped hurdles were introduced that fell over forward easily and greatly reduced the risk of injury to the runner. Hurdles are weighted, so when properly set for the height (for women, closer to the fulcrum of the "L"), they serve as a consistent disadvantage to making contact with the barrier.

Comparison of 80 m and 100 m hurdles
DistanceNumber
of hurdles
HeightDistance made up of
RunupIntervalsHome stretch
80 m876.2 cm12 m8.0 m12.0 m
100 m1083.8 cm13 m8.5 m10.5 m

The 80 m hurdles was on the list of women's sports demanded by the International Women's Sport Federation for the Olympic Summer Games in 1928, but wasn't included as an Olympic discipline until 1932. Starting with 1949, the 80 m hurdles was one of the disciplines included in the women's pentathlon.

During the 1960s, some experimental races were run over a distance of 100 metres using hurdles with a height of 30 inches (76.2 cm). During the 1968 Summer Olympics, a decision was made to introduce the 100 m hurdles from 1969, using hurdles with a height of 33 inches (83.8 cm).

The first international event in the 100 m hurdles occurred at the European Athletics Championships, which were won by Karin Balzer of the GDR.

The modern 100 m race has an extra two hurdles compared to the 80 m race, which are higher and spaced slightly further apart. The home stretch is shorter by 1.5 m.

Currently, women run 110 m hurdles at the World Athletics Relays, a mixed team event, which was instituted in 2019.

Masters athletics

A version of the 100 metres hurdles is also used for 50- to 59-year-old men in Masters athletics. They run the same spacing as women, which coordinates with existing markings on most tracks, but run over 36-inch (0.914 m) hurdles. In the 60-69 age range, the spacings are changed. Women over age 40 and men over age 70 run 80 metre versions with different heights and spacings. [2] [3]

Milestones

100 m hurdles:

All-time top 25

Ath.#Perf.#Time (s)Wind (m/s)AthleteNationDatePlaceRef
1112.12+0.9 Tobi Amusan Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 24 JUL 2022 Eugene [6]
2212.20+0.3 Kendra Harrison Flag of the United States.svg  United States 22 JUL 2016 London [7]
3312.21+0.7 Yordanka Donkova Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg  Bulgaria 20 AUG 1988 Stara Zagora
412.24+0.9Donkova #228 AUG 1988 Stara Zagora
+0.7Harrison #222 JUL 2008 Stockholm
4612.25+1.4 Ginka Zagorcheva Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg  Bulgaria 08 AUG 1987 Drama
612.26+1.5Donkova #307 SEP 1986 Ljubljana
5812.26+1.7 Ludmila Narozhilenko Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Russia 06 JUN 1992 Seville
+1.2 Brianna Rollins Flag of the United States.svg  United States 22 JUN 2013 Des Moines [8]
−0.2 Jasmine Camacho-Quinn Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico 01 AUG 2021 Tokyo [9]
1112.27−1.2Donkova #428 AUG 1988 Stara Zagora
+0.9Harrison #324 JUL 2022 Eugene [10]
+0.1Camacho-Quinn #202 SEP 2022 Brussels [11]
1412.28+1.8Narozhilenko #211 JUL 1991 Kyiv
+0.9Narozhilenko #306 JUN 1992 Seville
81412.28+1.1 Sally Pearson Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 03 SEP 2011 Deagu [12]
1412.28+0.1Harrison #404 JUL 2017 Székesfehérvár
1812.29−0.4Donkova #517 AUG 1986 Cologne
−0.3Amusan #208 SEP 2022 Zürich [13]
2012.30−0.2Amusan #307 AUG 2022 Birmingham [14]
92112.31+0.3 Britany Anderson Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 24 JUL 2022 Eugene [15]
2212.32+1.6Narozhilenko #404 JUN 1992 Saint-Denis
102212.32+0.8 Danielle Williams Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 20 JUL 2019 London [16]
2212.32+1.7Camacho-Quinn #317 APR 2021 Gainesville
+0.3Camacho-Quinn #424 JUL 2022 Eugene [17]
1112.33−0.3 Gail Devers Flag of the United States.svg  United States 23 JUL 2000 Sacramento
1212.34+1.9 Sharika Nelvis Flag of the United States.svg  United States 26 JUN 2015 Eugene [18]
+0.3 Nia Ali Flag of the United States.svg  United States 06 OCT 2019 Doha [19]
1412.35+0.9 Jasmin Stowers Flag of the United States.svg  United States 15 MAY 2015 Doha [20]
−1.4 Alaysha Johnson Flag of the United States.svg  United States 25 JUN 2022 Eugene [21]
1612.36+1.9 Grażyna Rabsztyn Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 13 JUN 1980 Warsaw
1712.37+1.5 Joanna Hayes Flag of the United States.svg  United States 24 AUG 2004 Athens
−0.2 Dawn Harper Flag of the United States.svg  United States 07 AUG 2012 London
1912.38+0.1 Tia Jones Flag of the United States.svg  United States 02 SEP 2022 Brussels [22]
2012.39+1.5 Vera Komisova Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 05 AUG 1980 Rome
+1.8 Nataliya Grygoryeva Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 11 JUL 1991 Kyiv
2212.40+0.6 Janeek Brown Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 08 JUN 2019 Austin [23]
2312.41+0.5 Alina Talay Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 31 MAY 2018 St. Pölten [24]
2412.42+1.8 Bettine Jahn Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany 08 JUN 1983 Berlin
+2.0 Anjanette Kirkland Flag of the United States.svg  United States 11 AUG 2001 Edmonton

Assisted marks

Any performance with a following wind of more than 2.0 metres per second does not count for record purposes. Below is a list of all wind-assisted times equal or superior to 12.37:

Most successful athletes

Olympic medalists

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1972 Munich
details
Annelie Ehrhardt
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
Valeria Bufanu
Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg  Romania
Karin Balzer
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
1976 Montreal
details
Johanna Schaller-Klier
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
Tatyana Anisimova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Natalya Lebedeva
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1980 Moscow
details
Vera Komisova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Johanna Schaller-Klier
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
Lucyna Langer
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
1984 Los Angeles
details
Benita Fitzgerald
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Shirley Strong
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Michèle Chardonnet
Flag of France.svg  France
Kim Turner
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1988 Seoul
details
Yordanka Donkova
Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg  Bulgaria
Gloria Siebert
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
Claudia Zackiewicz
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
1992 Barcelona
details
Voula Patoulidou
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
LaVonna Martin
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Yordanka Donkova
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria
1996 Atlanta
details
Ludmila Engquist
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Brigita Bukovec
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
Patricia Girard
Flag of France.svg  France
2000 Sydney
details
Olga Shishigina
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan
Glory Alozie
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
Melissa Morrison
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2004 Athens
details
Joanna Hayes
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Olena Krasovska
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
Melissa Morrison
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2008 Beijing
details
Dawn Harper
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Sally Pearson
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Priscilla Lopes-Schliep
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
2012 London
details
Sally Pearson
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Dawn Harper
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Kellie Wells
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Brianna Rollins
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Nia Ali
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Kristi Castlin
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2020 Tokyo
details
Jasmine Camacho-Quinn
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico
Kendra Harrison
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Megan Tapper
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica

World Championships medalists

ChampionshipsGoldSilverBronze
1983 Helsinki
details
Flag of East Germany.svg  Bettine Jahn  (GDR)Flag of East Germany.svg  Kerstin Knabe  (GDR)Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg  Ginka Zagorcheva  (BUL)
1987 Rome
details
Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg  Ginka Zagorcheva  (BUL)Flag of East Germany.svg  Gloria Uibel  (GDR)Flag of East Germany.svg  Cornelia Oschkenat  (GDR)
1991 Tokyo
details
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Ludmila Narozhilenko  (URS)Flag of the United States.svg  Gail Devers  (USA)Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Nataliya Grygoryeva  (URS)
1993 Stuttgart
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Gail Devers  (USA)Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Marina Azyabina  (RUS)Flag of the United States.svg  Lynda Tolbert-Goode  (USA)
1995 Gothenburg
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Gail Devers  (USA)Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Olga Shishigina  (KAZ)Flag of Russia.svg  Yuliya Graudyn  (RUS)
1997 Athens
details
Flag of Sweden.svg  Ludmila Engquist  (SWE)Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Svetla Dimitrova  (BUL)Flag of Jamaica.svg  Michelle Freeman  (JAM)
1999 Seville
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Gail Devers  (USA)Flag of Nigeria.svg  Glory Alozie  (NGR)Flag of Sweden.svg  Ludmila Engquist  (SWE)
2001 Edmonton
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Anjanette Kirkland  (USA)Flag of the United States.svg  Gail Devers  (USA)Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Olga Shishigina  (KAZ)
2003 Saint-Denis
details
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Perdita Felicien  (CAN)Flag of Jamaica.svg  Brigitte Foster-Hylton  (JAM)Flag of the United States.svg  Miesha McKelvy  (USA)
2005 Helsinki
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Michelle Perry  (USA)Flag of Jamaica.svg  Delloreen Ennis-London  (JAM)Flag of Jamaica.svg  Brigitte Foster-Hylton  (JAM)
2007 Osaka
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Michelle Perry  (USA)Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Perdita Felicien  (CAN)Flag of Jamaica.svg  Delloreen Ennis-London  (JAM)
2009 Berlin
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Brigitte Foster-Hylton  (JAM)Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Priscilla Lopes-Schliep  (CAN)Flag of Jamaica.svg  Delloreen Ennis-London  (JAM)
2011 Daegu
details
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Sally Pearson  (AUS)Flag of the United States.svg  Danielle Carruthers  (USA)Flag of the United States.svg  Dawn Harper  (USA)
2013 Moscow
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Brianna Rollins  (USA)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Sally Pearson  (AUS)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Tiffany Porter  (GBR)
2015 Beijing
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Danielle Williams  (JAM)Flag of Germany.svg  Cindy Roleder  (GER)Flag of Belarus.svg  Alina Talay  (BLR)
2017 London
details
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Sally Pearson  (AUS)Flag of the United States.svg  Dawn Harper-Nelson  (USA)Flag of Germany.svg  Pamela Dutkiewicz  (GER)
2019 Doha
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Nia Ali  (USA)Flag of the United States.svg  Kendra Harrison  (USA)Flag of Jamaica.svg  Danielle Williams  (JAM)
2022 Eugene
details
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Tobi Amusan  (NGR)Flag of Jamaica.svg  Britany Anderson  (JAM)Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Jasmine Camacho-Quinn  (PRI)

Season's bests

YearTimeAthletePlace
1970 12.93Flag of the Republic of China.svg  Chi Cheng  (ROC) Munich
1971 12.6hFlag of East Germany.svg  Karin Balzer  (GDR) East Berlin
1972 12.59Flag of East Germany.svg  Anneliese Ehrhardt  (GDR) Munich
1973 12.68Flag of East Germany.svg  Anneliese Ehrhardt  (GDR) Dresden
1974 12.66Flag of East Germany.svg  Anneliese Ehrhardt  (GDR) Rome
1975 12.91Flag of Poland.svg  Bożena Świerczyńska  (POL) Zielona Góra
1976 12.69Flag of Poland.svg  Grazyna Rabsztyn  (POL) Bydgoszcz
1977 12.87Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Lyubov Kononova  (URS) Düsseldorf
1978 12.48Flag of Poland.svg  Grazyna Rabsztyn  (POL) Fürth
1979 12.48Flag of Poland.svg  Grazyna Rabsztyn  (POL) Warsaw
1980 12.36Flag of Poland.svg  Grazyna Rabsztyn  (POL) Warsaw
1981 12.68Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Tatyana Anisimova  (URS) Tbilisi
1982 12.44Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg  Yordanka Donkova  (BUL) Sofia
1983 12.42Flag of East Germany.svg  Bettine Jahn  (GDR) Berlin
1984 12.43Flag of Poland.svg  Lucyna Kalek  (POL) Hannover
1985 12.42Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg  Ginka Zagorcheva  (BUL) Sofia
1986 12.26Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg  Yordanka Donkova  (BUL) Ljubljana
1987 12.25Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg  Ginka Zagorcheva  (BUL) Dráma
1988 12.21Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg  Yordanka Donkova  (BUL) Stara Zagora
1989 12.60Flag of East Germany.svg  Cornelia Oschkenat  (GDR) Barcelona
1990 12.53Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Nataliya Grygoryeva  (URS) Kiev
1991 12.28Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Ludmila Narozhilenko  (URS) Kiev
1992 12.26Flag of Russia.svg  Ludmila Narozhilenko  (RUS) Seville
1993 12.46Flag of the United States.svg  Gail Devers  (USA) Stuttgart
1994 12.53Flag of Russia.svg  Tatyana Reshetnikova  (RUS) Linz
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Svetla Dimitrova  (BUL) Stara Zagora
1995 12.44Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Olga Shishigina  (KAZ) Lucerne
1996 12.47Flag of Sweden.svg  Ludmila Engquist  (SWE) Atlanta
1997 12.50Flag of Sweden.svg  Ludmila Engquist  (SWE) Athens
1998 12.44Flag of Nigeria.svg  Glory Alozie  (NGR) Monaco
1999 12.37Flag of the United States.svg  Gail Devers  (USA) Seville
2000 12.33Flag of the United States.svg  Gail Devers  (USA) Sacramento
2001 12.42Flag of the United States.svg  Anjanette Kirkland  (USA) Edmonton
2002 12.40Flag of the United States.svg  Gail Devers  (USA) Lausanne
2003 12.45Flag of Jamaica.svg  Brigitte Foster-Hylton  (JAM) Eugene
Flag of the United States.svg  Gail Devers  (USA) Monaco
2004 12.37Flag of the United States.svg  Joanna Hayes  (USA) Athens
2005 12.43Flag of the United States.svg  Michelle Perry  (USA) Carson
2006 12.43Flag of the United States.svg  Michelle Perry  (USA) Lausanne
2007 12.44Flag of the United States.svg  Michelle Perry  (USA) Rome
2008 12.43Flag of the United States.svg  Lolo Jones  (USA) Beijing
2009 12.46Flag of Jamaica.svg  Brigitte Foster-Hylton  (JAM) Zürich
2010 12.52Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Priscilla Lopes-Schliep  (CAN) London
2011 12.28Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Sally Pearson  (AUS) Daegu
2012 12.35Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Sally Pearson  (AUS) London
2013 12.26Flag of the United States.svg  Brianna Rollins  (USA) Des Moines
2014 12.44Flag of the United States.svg  Dawn Harper-Nelson  (USA) Paris
2015 12.34Flag of the United States.svg  Sharika Nelvis  (USA) Eugene
2016 12.20Flag of the United States.svg  Kendra Harrison  (USA) London
2017 12.28Flag of the United States.svg  Kendra Harrison  (USA) Székesfehérvár
2018 12.36Flag of the United States.svg  Kendra Harrison  (USA) London
2019 12.32Flag of Jamaica.svg  Danielle Williams  (JAM) London
2020 12.68Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Nadine Visser  (NED) Turku
2021 12.26Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Jasmine Camacho-Quinn  (PUR) Tokyo
2022 12.12Flag of Nigeria.svg  Tobi Amusan  (NGR) Eugene

See also

Notes and references

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Amusan ran 12.06 at the Oregon World Championships, but the time is unofficial, due to +2.5 wind

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T'erea Brown is an American track and field athlete, specializing in hurdling events. She was the 2010 American champion in the 400-meter hurdles and the 2011 NCAA Outdoor champion in the event.

80 metres hurdles is a distance in hurdling ran by women until 1972 in international competitions.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Dalilah Muhammad</span> American hurdler

Dalilah Muhammad is an American track and field athlete who specializes in the 400 meters hurdles. She is the 2016 Rio Olympics champion and 2020 Tokyo Olympics silver medalist, becoming at the latter the second-fastest woman of all time in the event with her personal best of 51.58 seconds. Muhammad was second at both the 2013 and 2017 World Championships to take her first gold in 2019, setting the former world record of 52.16 s. She was the second female 400 m hurdler in history, after Sally Gunnell, to have won the Olympic, World titles and broken the world record. At both the 2019 World Championships and Tokyo Games, she also took gold as part of women's 4×400 metres relay team.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Janieve Russell</span> Jamaican track and field athlete

Janieve Russell is a Jamaican track and field athlete who competes mainly in the 400 metres hurdles and the 400 metres sprint. She won an Olympic bronze medal in the 4×400m relay in Tokyo 2021, where she also finished fourth in the 400m hurdles final in a personal best of 53.08 secs. She is a four-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist, winning the 400m hurdles title in 2018 and 2022, and the 4×400m relay in 2014 and 2018. She has also won two relay silvers at the World Championships and a relay gold at the World Indoor Championships.

Kristi Castlin American track and field athlete

Kristi Castlin is an American track and field athlete who specializes in the 100 metres hurdles. She won a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympics. Her personal best for the event is 12.50 seconds, set on July 8, 2016 during the finals of the 2016 United States Olympic Trials, in which she qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics by placing 2nd. She was the 2012 American champion in the indoor 60 metres hurdles and represented the United States at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships. She shares the world record for the shuttle hurdle relay, with her time of 50.78 seconds set in 2013.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Kendra Harrison</span> American hurdler

Kendra "Keni" Harrison is an American hurdler. Harrison set the world record in the women's 100 metres hurdles with a time of 12.20 seconds on July 22, 2016 at the London Müller Anniversary Games, breaking the world record of 12.21 seconds set nearly 28 years earlier by Bulgarian athlete Yordanka Donkova.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Tobi Amusan</span> Nigerian sprinter

Oluwatobiloba Ayomide "Tobi" Amusan is a Nigerian track and field athlete who specialises in the 100 metres hurdles and also competes as a sprinter. She is the current African, Commonwealth and World Champion in the 100m hurdles as well as the record holder in the three competitions. She became the first Nigerian world champion in an athletics event when she won the 2022 World Athletics Championships 100 metres hurdles gold medal, setting a new world record of 12.12 seconds in the semifinal, followed up by a wind-assisted 12.06 seconds in the final to take the gold medal. She won back to back African and commonwealth titles in 2018 and 2022 in the 100m hurdles 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 becoming the first Nigerian to do so, also breaking the then African Record held by Glory Alozie in the process.

The women's 100 metres hurdles at the 2022 World Athletics Championships was held at the Hayward Field in Eugene on 23 and 24 July 2022. It was won by Tobi Amusan. Amusan set a world record of 12.12 seconds in the semi-final. She ran 12.06 to win the final, but that was not a world record because it was wind assisted.

The women's 400 metres hurdles at the 2022 World Athletics Championships was held at the Hayward Field in Eugene from 19 to 22 July 2022. It was won by Sydney McLaughlin in a world record time of 50.68 seconds.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Nigeria at the 2022 World Athletics Championships</span> Sporting event delegation

Nigeria competed at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, United States, from 15 to 24 July 2022. The Athletics Federation of Nigeria entered 24 athletes.