Nigeria’s Ese Brume has won a silver medal in the women’s long jump at the World Athletics Championship in Eugene, Oregon on Sunday (Monday morning Nigerian time).
Gatekeepers News reports that Brume came second behind German Olympic champion Malaika Mihambo, who continued her dominance in the women’s long jump.
Mihambo soar to a second successive World Championship gold with a final leap of 7.12 metres, while Brume achieved became a silver medalist with a leap of 7.02m.
This was an improvement for Brume, who had won a bronze medal last time out at the World Championship.
Brazil’s Leticia Oro Melo took bronze with 6.89m.
Mihambo had earlier beaten Brume to gold at the Tokyo Olympics.
Brume’s podium finish came just minutes after Tobi Amusan won a maiden World Championship gold for Nigeria in the 100m hurdles.
The world record holder was on hand to celebrate with her Team Nigeria buddy.