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Ese Brume Jumps To Gold In New C’Wealth Games Record

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Ese Brume

She is a three-time African senior champion in the long jump and holds a personal best of 7.17m (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.

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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.

Brume was the long jump gold medalist at the 2013 African Junior Athletics Championships, 2014 Commonwealth Games, 2014 African Senior Athletics Championships and 2015 African Junior Athletics Championships. She also represented Nigeria at the World Junior Championships in Athletics in 2014.

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She represented Nigeria at the 2016 Olympic Games w. she placed 5th in the Long Jump final with a leap of 6.81m.

Brume won the bronze medal in the Long Jump event at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha, with a jump of 6.91 m and at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, with a jump of 6.97 m.

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Brume has been arguably Nigeria’s most consistent athlete over the past four years.

She burst onto the scene by winning gold as an 18-year-old at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, UK,  but could not defend her title four years ago in the Gold Coast, Australia.

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However, since then, she has been on a consistent run, winning bronze at the World Athletics Championships in Doha in 2019. She followed that up by winning another bronze at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

 

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