“I plan to wear my medal on Bishop Oyedepo” – Ese Brume says!

Ese Brume, the Long Jump athlete who won Nigeria’s first medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics has revealed that she intends to put her medal on Bishop Oyedepo, the General Overseer of Living Faith Mission.

Ese Brume won a bronze medal at the just concluded long jump event at the Tokyo Olympics after she recorded a 6.97m jump in her first jump.

The Ughelli-born athlete lost the silver and gold medal to America’s Brittney Reese and Germany’s Maliaka Mihambo who had a 7.00m jump respectively.

Before making the jump, Ese Brume was heard saying “God of David Oyedepo, I want to do this.”  

She dedicated her first medal at the Olympics to her coach Kayode Yahaya as well as her family.

See Brume went on to say that she will put her bronze medal on Bishop Oyedepo when she returns to Nigeria.

I plan to go to Canaan-Land to wear it (Bronze medal) on Bishop David Oyedepo.”

“I’m excited and grateful to God. I’m super happy that I was able to make the top three. I’ll say I’m not the best athlete but I’m grateful to God for bringing me this far. I can’t contain my joy no matter the color of the medal” 

“It has been a great season for me right from April when I was injured but I never settled for less no matter the challenges. I keep on pushing and my coach keeps telling me that Ese you can do it. It is not all about the training but the faith I have in God” 


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