Lengthy jumper, Ese Brume has added to the medal haul of Team Nigeria on the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
The Nigerian athlete on Sunday night recorded a leap of seven.00m to clinch the gold medal. She had earlier made a leap of 6.99m to shatter the present report of 6.97m set by Australias Bronwyn Thompson at Melbourne in 2006.
Her 7.00m soar makes her the primary lady to leap that far within the historical past of the Commonwealth Video games.
The win by the 26-year-old star pushes Nigeria to 12 gold medals on the ongoing sports activities occasion.
Brume defeated Australias Brooke Buschkuehl and Deborah Acquah from Ghana, who might solely handle leaps of 6.95m and 6.94m respectively to occupy second and third positions.
Team Nigeria on the finish of Day 10, occupies the seventh place on the medals desk with 12 gold, 9 silver and 14 bronze medals.
Tobi Amusan Strikes Gold
Nigerian monitor and area athlete, Oluwatobiloba Ayomide, higher generally known as Tobi Amusan had earlier earned herself extra respect after ending a race in 12.30s depend on Sunday on the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham to win gold forward of her rivals.
SapaTV experiences that the 25-year-old Ijebu-Ode-born athlete made it via the womens 100m hurdles, defending her preliminary report on the ongoing occasion.
Amusan on Sunday clocked a flash timing of 12.30s(-0.2) to win a pristine gold medal. Her 12.30s timing was additionally a brand new report on the Video games.
Amusan primarily based on data is the primary world champion to win gold within the occasion and the primary Nigerian athlete to be topped champion in any respect ranges of athletics in the identical 12 months.
The likes of Jamaican duo Danielle Williams, Megan Tapper, Englands Cindy Sembre, Michelle Jenneke of Australia, and Devynne Charlton of the Bahamas all got here behind Amusan to the touchline.