Team Nigeria on Tuesday had their name in the medal’s table after Ese Brume won Nigeria’s first medal at the ongoing Tokyo2020 Olympics.
Brume won bronze after coming third in the Long jump event in the early hours of Tuesday to hand Nigeria her first medal at the 32nd Summer Olympics.
Ese Brume won a medal in the women’s long jump, after starting out with a huge 6.97m to lead the field in the first couple of attempts, 25 years after Chioma Ajumwa.
Mihambo of Germany went home with gold while Reese of USA took the silver medal.
Team Nigeria will later today add another medal to her cupboard when Blessing Oborududu fights America’s Tamyra Mensah-Stock in the female wrestling final.
The bout will take place by 1:15pm Nigeria Time with Oborududu assured of at least silver irrespective of the outcome of the fight.