June 4, 2023


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Brume Reclaims Long Jump Gold In Record-Breaking Fashion

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African prolonged soar document holder Ese Brume reclaimed the Commonwealth Games extended bounce title in report-breaking style Sunday night at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham.

The Nigerian, 26, who first won the title in 2014 as an U20 athlete was absent in the Gold Coastline, Australia 4 yrs ago to protect her title.


With a Environment Athletics Championships silver very last thirty day period in Oregon, United states, Brume returned to the Commonwealth Games phase with just one particular point on her head: to reclaim her title and she did it by breaking the 6.97m Games record held by Australia’s Bronwyn Thompson 2 times.

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Brume started her journey to the top rated of the podium with a foul but returned with a massive bang in the 2nd, a massive 6.99m to established a new Online games report.

She equalled her Video games file in the fourth spherical yet again following jumping 6.81m in the 3rd before lastly placing the icing on her cake with Games’ first ever 7m leap.

The Earth Athletics Championships indoor and outside silver medalist hit the 7m mark to established her 2nd Video games report of the evening and come to be the next Nigerian keep track of and field athlete in Commonwealth Game titles heritage to earn gold medal at two editions of the Online games.

She is also the third Nigerian track and industry athlete to acquire at the very least two gold medals at the Video games soon after Blessing Okagbare (100m and 200m in 2014) and Tobi Amusan (100m hurdles, 2018 and 2022 and 4x100m in 2022).

Brume is the second Nigerian lady to gain the long soar gold medal immediately after Modupe Oshikoya initially gained it in 1974 to turn into the initial Nigerian female to gain the gold medal at the Games.

By Dare Esan in Birmingham

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