Recently updated on September 6th, 2022 at 10:04 pm
Ese Brume has won the 2022 Diamond League Meet winning the Women’s Long Jump event at the Allianz Memorial Van Damme in Brussels, Belgium.
This is her first ever victory at the meet.
Brume leaped a distance of 6.83 meters to emerge the winner ahead of United States Quanesha Burks who finished second with 6.54 meters and Italian Larissa Lapichino in third position with 6.52 meters at the 2022 Diamond League Meet.
In previous occasions, the 26-year-old reigning Commonwealth Champion had come close to first position, finishing 2nd in Doha in 2018 and 2nd in Eugene in 2022.
The victory means she has qualified for her first Diamond League Meet final holding in Zurich next week.
She becomes the second Nigerian alongside Tobi Amusan who have booked a ticket to be part of the Zurich final taking place next week.