Nigerian Female Olympic Athlete Finally Fulfils Her Wish, Presents Her Bronze Medal to Famous Pastor
- Ese Brume dedicated her 2020 Olympic bronze medal to Bishop Oyedepo after she won at the Tokyo Games
- The Nigerian athlete put up a brilliant performance in Long Jump as she leapt 6.97m to finish third at the games
- She stated that her wish is to present it to the cleric; and on Sunday, January 30, she was at the Faith Tabernacle to decorate the pastor
Nigerian athlete, Ese brume, has finally gotten her wish fulfilled, having presented her 2020 Olympic bronze medal to Bishop David Oyedepo.
The 26-year-old who specializes in Long Jump finished third at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo with a leap of 6.97m to claim one of Nigeria’s medals.
Ese dedicated the victory to Oyedepo at the time and announced that she would present the medal to her pastor.
And the wish was granted on Sunday, January 30 when she visited the Faith Tabernacle at the Ota area of Ogun State.
She was made to present the medal to the general overseer of Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, as she was accompanied by her coach, Kayode Yaya.
Taking to her Instagram handle, Ese Brume who shared photos of the presentation wrote:
"We have officially dedicated our Olympic medal to papa. Thank you daddy for the opportunity. We love you so much."
Pulse Sports reported that Brume who is preparing for the Diamond League scheduled for later this year is a member of the Oyedepo led Winners' Chapel International.
Oyedepo is a Nigerian preacher, Christian author, and presiding Bishop Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners' Chapel International.
Where did Nigeria finish in Tokyo 2020 Olympics final table?
Team Nigeria had a slightly better outing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after winning two medals compared to their participation at the 2016 edition of the games.
Ese Brume won a bronze medal for the country in the women's long jump event while Blessing Oborududu claimed the silver medal from the 68kg wrestling women’s freestyle.
This however made the country finish 74th on the overall medals table while ranking eighth-best among the 54 African nations that participated at the Games.
Who is Ghana’s sole representative at the 2022 Olympics?
Sports Brief earlier reported that the winter Olympics will begin early next month in Beijing, with over 100 athletes set to battle it out for laurels in the Chinese capital.
Africa may not have large numbers at the event, but Ghana will be represented by Cape Coast-born Carlos Carlos Mäder.
Carlos Mäder, also known, as Kojo Benya Brown becomes the third Ghanaian to compete at the Winter Olympics after trailblazer Kwame Nkrumah-Acheampong and Akwasi Frimpong.