Nigeria’s Ese Brume has leapt to the final of the long jump event of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham reports Prime Business Africa.
The African record holder in her discipline achieved a distance of 6.81m (+0.3) on her second attempt on Friday to reach the final of the competition slates for 7pm Nigerian time Sunday.
Brume was one of the best performers at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon where she won Silver with a time of 7.02 seconds.
In the 100m Hurdles event, Tobi Amusan clocked an impressive time of 12.40 seconds in the Women’s semifinals to qualify for Sunday’s finale.
Rosemary Usoro also made it to the final, as one of the best losers, finishing in third place in the Group B qualification race.
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Izuchukwu Okosi is a Nigerian sports and entertainment journalist with two decades of experience in the media industry having begun his media journey in 2002 as an intern at Mundial Sports International (MSI) and Africa Independent Television (AIT), owners of Daar Communications Plc.
In October 2004, Okosi joined Complete Communications Limited, publishers of Complete Sports newspaper and Complete Football magazine as a reporter and later script writer for the Complete Sports studio.
He worked there for 13 years until October 2017.
Okosi also worked various times as Correspondent, Content creator and Editor at Sports Market International Magazine, Opera News, All Nigeria Soccer Media and Iconic Media Watch.
He also undertook freelance writing gigs for some local and international organizations.
Okosi is a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Association of Movie Producers (AMP), Association of Voiceover Artistes of Nigeria (AVOA), Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
He has been part of cast in some Nollywood movies and radio dramas including Blood Money 2, Scores To Settle, Dead End 2, Another Campus Tale and Battle Line.
Aside mainstream media and the entertainment industry, he has interests in scouting/unearthing of talents in the sports and creative sectors, exports business and property development.