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EMU’s Olympic Athlete Becomes Double Turkish Champion

EMU’s Olympic Athlete Becomes Double Turkish Champion
Published Date: Thursday, 17 May 2018

Eastern Mediterranean University’s (EMU) Nigerian athlete Ese Brume who came fifth at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Long Jump competition and first at the 2014 Commonwealth Games returned from the Turkey Koç Fest Universities Sports Games with two first place titles. The competition took place at Adana Çukurova University between the 7th and 10th of May 2018.

At the said competition, EMU’s Olympic athlete didn’t give opposition a chance. Winning the long jump with a 6.50-meter jump, Brume also set a personal best of 24.20 to win the 200 Meter race and become double Turkish champion. Ese Brume is continuing training for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games with her coaches Hasan Maydon and Yaya Kayode.