Nigeria’s Ese Brume breaks Chioma Ajunwa’s 25-year long jump record
Ese Brume has jumped a distance no African woman has ever jumped before.
She shattered Chioma Ajunwa’s 25 years African women’s long jump record in the US on Saturday, May 29, 2021 leaping an astonishing 7.17m (1.1) to win at the Chula Vista Festival in California.
With Brume’s 7.17 meters leap, she has successfully broken Ajunwa’s record of 7.13m set at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games.
Her new jump record is also the world leader in the long jump women’s event ahead of the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics.