Nigeria’s Long Jump sensation, Ese Brume has reached the final of the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Brume hit the automatic qualification mark, leaping a distance of 6.81m (+0.3) on her second attempt to safely make it to the women’s Long Jump final.
On Sunday, Brume will return looking to reclaim the gold medal.
Last month, the Nigerian athlete leapt 7.02m to win Silver and Nigeria’s second medal on the last day of the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, USA.
Brume is a three-time African senior champion in the Long Jump and holds a personal best of 7.17 m (23 ft 6+1⁄4 in), she holds the African junior record, the African record 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.