By Uche Dozie
Nigerian long jumper, Ese Brume, leapt to a new indoor Personal Best of 6.82m for second at the World Indoor Tour at the Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais the Meeting Lievin.
She finished second behind World Silver Medallist, Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk who leapt 6.90m while Natassia Mironchyk-Ivanova placed 3rd with 6.59m.
Ese Brume improved her indoor Personal Best (PB) elevating her to third on the African all-time indoor tour and currently puts her second with fourteen points on the overall World Indoor Tour standing.
Tuesday’s performance means she has surpassed her Personal Best at every meet she’s competed in this February.
Ese Brume had started her season off at the World Athletics Tour in Torun where she leapt an indoor PB of 6.62m to finish 2nd in the women’s Long Jump, won by Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk with a PB & WL mark of 6.96m.
At the Orlen Copernicus Cup Brume after 5 jumps came second with a new Indoor Personal Best of 6.56m in February.
Also, prior to Tuesday’s event, Brume clocked 6.79 metres at the ISTIFF Indoor behind world champion, Malaika Mihambo.
The World Athletics bronze medalist looks set to finish on the podium at Olympics this year in Tokyo.
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