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Ese Brume Eyes Gold Medal In Long Jump

Nigerian long jumper Ese Brume declared on Wednesday that she will aim for a gold medal in her upcoming tournament.

In Oregon, USA, Brume had her greatest jump of the year to become the first athlete from Nigeria to take home medals from two World Athletics Championships.

She improved on the bronze medal she received in Doha in 2019 by winning the silver medal in Oregon.

The German Olympian Malaika Mihambo, who won the gold medal, jumped 7.12 meters farther than the bronze medalist Leticia Oro Melo of Brazil, who cleared 6.89 meters.

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After Brume’s achievement and hurdler Tobi Amusan’s record-breaking sprint, which saw her win gold and become Nigeria’s first-ever global champion and world record holder, Team Nigeria, which had not previously won any medals, finished the competition with two.

But in an interview with Arise TV on Wednesday, brume said that after winning the silver medal, she will go for the gold.

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Nigerian long jumper Ese Brume declared on Wednesday that she will aim for a gold medal in her upcoming tournament.

In Oregon, USA, Brume had her greatest jump of the year to become the first athlete from Nigeria to take home medals from two World Athletics Championships.

She improved on the bronze medal she received in Doha in 2019 by winning the silver medal in Oregon.

The German Olympian Malaika Mihambo, who won the gold medal, jumped 7.12 meters farther than the bronze medalist Leticia Oro Melo of Brazil, who cleared 6.89 meters.

READ MORE: Nigeria, Benin Republic May Co-Host AFCON 2025 – Pinnick

After Brume’s achievement and hurdler Tobi Amusan’s record-breaking sprint, which saw her win gold and become Nigeria’s first-ever global champion and world record holder, Team Nigeria, which had not previously won any medals, finished the competition with two.

But in an interview with Arise TV on Wednesday, brume said that after winning the silver medal, she will go for the gold.

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