Ese Brume qualifies for long jump final at World Athletics Championships

Ese Brume
Nigeria's Ese Brume competes in the women's long jump qualification during the World Athletics Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon on July 23, 2022. (Photo by Ben Stansall / AFP) (Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images)

Nigeria’s Silver and Bronze medallist Ese Brume reached the final of the Women’s Long Jump event at the World Athletics Championships, tagged Budapest 2023, hitting a second round attempt of 6.72m for a safe pass into the final.

Although it took a while for her to warm into the competition and she was 4th in the Group A pool, which was led by Tara Davis-Woodhall and Marthe Koala with first-round attempts of 6.87m and 6.84m, Brume has indicated that she will be on the line for Gold when the final kicks off on Sunday afternoon.

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Team Nigeria athlete Ruth Usoro was also in action in the qualifying rounds of the women’s Long Jump at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

Usoro, who was a finalist at last year’s World Athletics Championships, narrowly missed out on making the final in Budapest.

She was in the 12th and final qualifying spot with a mark of 6.60m, only to be tipped off the standings by Fatima Diame, who jumped 6.61m in her last attempt.

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