Despite her young age, Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) athlete Ese Brume who finished fifth in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games long jump competition continues to demolish records. Ese Brume’s most recent achievement is to pick up the gold medal at the 16th Turkey Koçsporfest University Games in the category of long jump. At the competition which took place on Monday, the 13th of May 2019 at the Samsun İlkadım Athletics Stadium, Brume also broke the Turkish Universities Women’s Long Jump Record with a jump of 6.76 metres.
Brume Preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
At the age of 23, Ese Brume is one of the biggest favourites for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. She is continuing her preparation with EMU Sports Affairs Directorate coaches Hasan Maydon and Yaya Kayode. Her jump of 6.82 is amongst the best jumps of this year. EMU Rector’s Office continues to provide their full support for Brume. A statement released by EMU coach Hasan Maydon indicated that Ese’s latest jump is her best jump of this year and that she is ready to compete for the gold in all high level competitions.