World Indoor Tour : Amusan, Brume Miss Top Prize
By Sampson Adedeji
The hope of Nigeria athletics duo of Tobiloba Amusan and Ese Brume winning top prize at the 2020 World Indoor Tour has finally ended.
After writing their names in gold at the 2019 Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco, the two athletes have become medal hopeful for the country with the amazing performance in recent time, BSN Reports.
Brume, competing in the Indoors Game for the second season in her career in Long jump recorded a good show in Torun (Poland), Berlin ( Germany) and Leivin ( France) improving on personal best record.
But, she was able to finish 14 points behind Ukraine’s Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk who holds a dominant 30 points lead.
Amusan also followed suit as she finished 4th in the indoor 60 meters hurdles despite a blistering 7.84 seconds personal best-setting run she set at the indoor meeting in Karlsruhe, Germany at the end of January.
She finished with 22 points behind reigning World Champion in the 100m hurdles outdoor, Nia Ali of the USA (27 points), fellow American, Christina Clemons (24 points) and Belarus’ Alina Talay (23 points).
Both US $20,000 top prize for winners of each event as the 2020 World Indoor Tour train comes to its seventh and final stop on Saturday, February 22 at the Villa de Madrid Meeting in Madrid, Spain.
They will now shift their focus to outdoor meets that will commence in April ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games.