JUST IN: “Amazing”: Excitement as Ese Brume Wins Gold in Women’s Long Jump at African Games

“Amazing”: Excitement as Ese Brume Wins Gold in Women’s Long Jump at African Games

“Amazing”: Excitement as Ese Brume Wins Gold in 's Long Jump at Games

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On Thursday night, March 21, Nigeria's Ese Brume clinched gold in the women's long jump of the African Games, jumping a record 6.92 meters to defend her title in Accra, the capital.

Ese Brume secured gold for Nigeria in the women's long jump at the African Games in .
credit: @MakingOfChamps
Source: Twitter

Brume's first attempt was good enough for gold on the night that her compatriot Prestina Ochonogor also won the bronze medal. She had a jump of 6.67m.

Meanwhile, Brume won the title in 2019 in the Moroccan city of Rabat and continued her fine form five years later in Ghana.

Still on Thursday, Burkina Faso's Koala Marthe clinched bronze. But it was a disappointing night for Nigeria's Ruth Usoro who finished fourth with a jump of 6.62m.

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A new Olympic Movement @MakingOfChamps confirmed the development in a post shared on its X account on Thursday night.

@MakingOfChamps tweeted:

“Ese Brume has won GOLD in the women's Long Jump at the African Games, flying to a first-round 6.92m to nail the win and defend her title from 2019.

“What an international debut for a relatively unknown Prestina Ochonogor who claimed Bronze, landing 6.67m! Ochonogor only officially surpassed 6.00m this year and is now an African Games Bronze medallist.

“Ruth Usoro missed out on the podium with her 6.62m jump.

“Nigeria's women's Long Jump is on fire!!

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A new Olympic Movement @MakingOfChamps confirmed the development in a post shared on its X account on Wednesday evening, March 20.

Source: Henzodaily.ng

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