EMU’s Olympic Athlete Ese Brume Jumps to a World Lead
Eastern Mediterranean University’s (EMU) 2015 African Long Jump champion, Nigerian athlete Ese Brume who came fifth at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Long Jump competition and first at the 2014 Commonwealth Games took this year’s world lead with a 6.82 jump at the first leg of the IAAF World Challenge Series 2018 long jump competition.
At the competition that took place on Saturday, the 19th of May 2018 at Kingston, Jamaica Ese Brume jumped 16 centimeters further that Olympic and World Champion American athlete Shakeelah Saunders to claim first place. Ese Brume who is only 21 years of age is being shown as the favorite for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Ese Brume who is continuing her training with coaches Hasan Maydon and Yaya Kayode made the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and EMU proud by obtaining a world leading jump in 2018.
EMU’s athlete Ese Brume had recently become double Turkish champion in Long Jump and 200 meters. The standing of the latest long jump competition at which Ese Brume jumped further than any athlete this year is as follows:
- Ese Brume, Nijerya: 6.82
- Shakeelah Saunders, ABD: 6.65
- Tisanna Hickling, Jamaika: 6.60
- Lorraine Ugen, İngiltere: 6.57
- Christabel Nettey, Canada: 6.54
- Tianna Bartoletta, ABD: 6.51
- Chanice Porter, Jamaika: 6.44
- Jasmine Todd, ABD: 6.26