Breaking: Golden girl Ese Brume wins Long Jump gold, sets new record


Ese Brume

Nigeria’s Women Long Jump sensation, Ese Brume has won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

The Nigerian jumper leapt 7.00 metres to win gold and set a new Commonwealth Games Record.

She defeated Brooke BUSCHKUEHL of Australia, who jumped 6.95 metres to come second, while Ghana’s Deborah Acquah  came third.

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Brume is a three-time African senior champion in the long Jump and holds a personal best of 7.17 m (23 ft 6+14 in).

She is the African junior record and African record holder in the event  and also a five-time African junior champion in athletics.

Brume is also the only athlete to win three consecutive Long Jump titles at the African Championships in Athletics as well as the first African to win two Long Jump medals at the World Athletics Championships.

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