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Nigeria’s Ese Brume Breaks Commonwealth Games Record Twice In One Night To Win Gold In Long Jump
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Nigeria’s Ese Brume has won gold in the women’s long jump at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
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Brume had a no jump on her first attempt but bounced back right away to jump 6.99m to take the lead in the final and set a new Games Record.
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She added another 6.99m and 6.96m in her subsequent jumps but none of her opponents could match or surpass her thereby securing gold with a jump to spare.
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However, on her very last attempt, Brume jumped seven meters for another Games Record to become the first woman to jump that far in the history of the Commonwealth Games.
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With Ese Brume’s win, Team Nigeria now has her first 12 gold medals in any Commonwealth Games. However, in total, Nigeria has 35 medals, – 12 Gold, 9 Silver and 14 Bronze.

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