EMU Athlete Ese Brume Makes Impact in Istanbul
Famous Nigerian Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) athlete Ese Brume, who came fifth in the 2016 Olympic Games and is also an African Long Jump and Commonwealth Games Champion, made an impact at the Turkish Indoor Athletics Championship that took place in the Aslı Çakır Alptekin Athletics Arena in İstanbul. Competing unclassified, Brume came first in the women’s 60 metre final with a time of 6.79 and first in the women’s long jump with a jump of 6.41.
Brume finished the 2016 Rio Olympics in fifth place with a jump of 6.81. She is also the 2015 African Long Jump Champion and the 2014 Commonwealth Games Champion. For some time, she has been carrying out her training with coach Hasan Maydon.
During their stay in İstanbul, Brume, Maydon and EMU Sports Affairs Director Cemal Konnolu visited Turkish Athletics Federation President (a.) Ali Aksu in his office, presenting him with presents unique to EMU and Cyprus.
Brume to compete in İstanbul Cup
Brume has also been invited along with her coach Maydon to participate in the İstanbul Cup set to take place in the İstanbul Aslı Çakır Alptekin Athletics Arena on the 17th of February 2017. Brume will be competing in athletics and the women’s 60 metres race scheduled to start at 15:40. The competition will be broadcasted live from the television channel NTV Spor.