Tokyo Olympics: Ese Brume Wins Nigeria’s First Medal

Nigeria's Ese Brume reacts as she competes in the women's long jump final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 3, 2021. Javier SORIANO / AFP
Nigeria’s Ese Brume reacts as she competes within the girls’s lengthy leap closing through the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 3, 2021. Javier SORIANO / AFP

 

Long jumper Ese Brume has gained Nigeria’s first medal on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Brume, 25, claimed the bronze medal within the girls’s lengthy leap on the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Tuesday.

She achieved the feat with a 6.97m leap, two days after she certified for the finals with a leap of 6.76m.

Germany’s Malaika Mihambo beat Brume to the gold medal with a 7.00m leap whereas Brittney Reese of the United States gained the silver medal.

Brume’s win provides to optimistic information for Nigeria on the Olympics after a run of unfavourable information of defeats and the disqualification of among the nation’s athletes.

On Monday, Blessing Oborududu beat Mongolia’s Battsetseg Soronzonbold to succeed in the ultimate of the ladies’s freestyle 68kg wrestling. The win assured Nigeria a medal on the Olympics.

Brume’s win provides Nigerians extra causes to cheer.

Nigeria's Ese Brume competes in the women's long jump final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 3, 2021. Andrej ISAKOVIC / AFP

Nigeria's Ese Brume competes in the women's long jump final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 3, 2021. Javier SORIANO / AFP

Nigeria's Ese Brume competes in the women's long jump qualification during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 1, 2021. Andrej ISAKOVIC / AFP

First-plcaed Germany's Malaika Mihambo (L) celebrates with third-placed Nigeria's Ese Brume after competing in the women's long jump final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 3, 2021. Andrej ISAKOVIC / AFP
First-plcaed Germany’s Malaika Mihambo (L) celebrates with third-placed Nigeria’s Ese Brume after competing within the girls’s lengthy leap closing throughout Andrej ISAKOVIC / AFP

Nigeria's Ese Brume reacts as she competes in the women's long jump final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 3, 2021. Javier SORIANO / AFP

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