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Amusan braces for World Athletics Tour


After her disappointing outing at the 2019 IAAF World Championships, African hurdles champion, Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan returns to the track as she compete against her peers in the 60-metres hurdles at the 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour, in Torun, Poland.

The one-day tournament tagged the Orlen Copernicus Cup is the fourth stop of the 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour holds on February 8.

Amusan who has already qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be up against reigning world indoor champion Andrew Pozzi of Great Britain as well as Milan Trajkovic, the current European indoor champion, and Jarret Eaton of the US, the 2018 world indoor silver medalist and winner of the event on last year’s World Athletics Indoor Tour.

Pozzi and Eaton share identical lifetime bests of 7.43, the Briton’s from 2017 and the American from 2018. Trajkovic, a 2016 Olympic and 2019 World Championships 110m hurdles finalist, clocked his most recent Cypriot national record of 7.51 at the World Indoor Championships in 2018.

Organisers had announced a strong women’s 60m hurdles field as well, which includes European 100m hurdles champion Elvira Herman of Belarus, Germany’s Pamela Dutkiewicz, and Jamaican Megan Tapper, the 100m hurdles Pan American Games.

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