Ese Brume raises Nigeria’s hope of leaving the Rio Olympics with a medal after qualifying for the finals of the women’s long jump event.

As the African Junior record-holder of the event, Brume lept 6.67m to finish third in the qualification round.

The 20 year-old, who won gold in the 2014 Commonwealth Games will now compete in the finals scheduled to take place at 9:15PM on Wednesday (1:15AM Thursday, Nigerian Time).

Go for gold Brume!

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