Tobi Amusan clocked 12.56s to win the semi-final 2 on Wednesday in Budapest, Hungary.

Jamaica’s Ackera Nugent secured the second place at 12.60s, followed by Netherlands’ Nadine Visser who claimed the third position in 12.62 seconds.

Amusan hopes for a better performance, as she has the chance to defend her World Championship title after securing qualification to the women’s 100m Hurdles final at the ongoing World Athletics Championships.

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With an exceptional performance, Amusan started off her campaign with an impressive 12.48 win in the heats on Tuesday, she yet did well to secure a berth in the final on Wednesday night, despite a relatively slow start to her race in the semis.

The 26-year-old will be making her 3rd consecutive World Athletics Championships final appearance but, of course, for the first time a defending champion.

The Nigerian defends her world title against familiar rivals including Keni Harrison, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, Nia Ali and Danielle Williams in the final on Thursday night at 8:22pm Nigerian time.