Commonwealth Games

Ese Brume breaks CWG records thrice, reclaims gold in women’s Long Jump to take Nigeria’s tally to 35

As Elizabeth Oshoba wins silver in Women’s Over 54kg-57kg (Featherweight)

Ese Brume has reclaimed her long jump Commonwealth gold medal after breaking the game’s record twice to win the top prize at Birmingham 2022.

The 26-year-old who started fouled on her opening attempt as Ruth Usoro the other Nigerian in the final jumped 6.56m on her first attempt to place 4th at the time.

Ghana’s Deborah Acquah currently led with a Personal Best of 6.94m but Ese Brume came back and jumped 6.99m to push the Ghanaian to the second spot.

Ese Brume’s 6.99m became the new commonwealth games record – a target for every other jumper at the event to beat.

She broke the games record again with her 5th attempt jumping 6.996m

No one came close and Ese Brume assured of her gold medal and games record went again and broke the games record with her 7.00m leap for the third time.

This is Ese Brume’s series in the women’s Long Jump:
** foul
** 6.99m
** 6.81m
** 6.99m
** 6.996m
** 7.00m

This is Ese Brume’s second Commonwealth gold medal, she won her first in 2018 when she was just 18.

Nigeria’s Elizabeth Oshoba lost the Gold to Michaela Walsh from Northern Ireland in the Women’s Featherweight final bout by a unanimous decision (0-5) to settle for the silver medal.

At the end of day 6, Nigeria added four more medals to increase the haul to 35.

MAKE THAT 35 = 12 🏅 + 9 🥈 + 14 🥉
1. Olarinoye Adenike Adijat – 🏅 Gold in the women’s 55kg weightlifting
2. Edidiong Joseph Umoafia – 🥉Bronze in men’s 67kg Weightlifting
3. Rafiatu Folashade Lawal –🏅 Gold in women’s 59kg Weightlifting
4. Islamiyat Adebukola – 🥉Bronze in women’s 64kg weight lifting
5. Taiwo Laidi – 🥈 silver in women’s 76kg weightlifting
6. Mary Taiwo Osijo – Bronze 🥉 in women’s 87kg weightlifting
7. Chioma Onyekwere – 🏅Gold in women’s discus
8. Obiageri Amechi – 🥉Bronze in women’s discus
9. Innocent Nnamdi – 🥉Bronze in men’s lightweight powerlifting category
10. Goodness Chiemerie Nwachukwu – Gold in 🏅 F42 Discus
11. Folashade Oluwafemiayo – 🏅Gold in women’s Heavyweight Powerlifting
12. Bose Omolayo – 🥈Silver in women’s Heavyweight Powerlifting
13. Ikechukwu Obichukwu – 🥈SIlver in medal in men’s Heavyweight Powerlifting
14. Odunayo Adekuoroye – 🏅Gold in women’s 57kg Freestyle wrestling
15. Blessing Oborududu – 🏅GOld in women’s 68kg Freestyle Wrestling
16. Esther Kolawole – 🥉Bronze in women’s 62kg freestyle wrestling
17. Eucharia Iyiazi – 🏅Gold in women’s F55-57 Shot Put
18. Ugochi Alam –🥉Bronze in women’s F55-57 Shot Put
19. Faith Obazuaye – 🥉Bronze women’s Singles Classes 6-10 Para Table
20. Miesinnei Mercy Genesis – Gold 🏅in women’s Wrestling Freestyle 50kg
21. Ebikewenimo Welson – 🥈Silver in men’s Freestyle 57kg Wrestling
22. Ogbonna John – 🥉Bronze in the men’s Freestyle 74kg
23. Ogunkunle Isau – 🥉Bronze in the Men’s Singles Classes 3-5 Para Table
24. Cynthia Ogunsemilore – 🥉Bronze in the women’s Boxing Lightweight
25. Hannah Rueben – 🥈 Silver medal in the 76kg women’s Wrestling
26. Nasiru Sule – 🥈 Silver Men’s Singles Classes 3-5 Para Table
27. Ifeanyi Onyekwere – 🥉Bronze in men’s boxing Super-heavyweight
28. Jacinta Umunnakwe – 🥉Bronze in the Women’s Middleweight event.
29. Ifechukwude Christiana IKPEOYI – 🥈 Silver in Women’s Para Table-Tennis
30. Favour Ofili – 🥈 Silver in women’s 200m
31. Tobi Amusan – 🏅 Gold in women’s 100m hurdles
32. Udodi Onwuzuruike, Favour Ashe, Alaba Akintola, Raymond Ekevwo – 🥉Bronze in the men’s 4x100m relay
33. Tobi Amusan, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma, Grace Nwokocha  – 🏅 Gold in women’s 4x100m relay
34. Ese Brume – – 🏅 Gold in women’s Long Jump
35. Elizabeth Oshoba – 🥈 Silver women boxing over 54kg-57kg (Featherweight)

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