The Confederation of African Athletes (CAA) has crowned Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan Best Female Athlete in Africa for the year 2022.
Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon and Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey finished behind Amusan according to the criteria used for selection.
Recall that Amusan competed 25 times in the 100m hurdles in 2022, securing 17 victories.
The Ogun State born athlete made history by winning a gold medal at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon United States of America.
Amusan, who also set a new world record in the event, was the first African and Nigerian to achieve the feat.
Amusan also won the Diamond League trophy to end the year on a high.