Eight years after winning Commonwealth gold as an 18-year-old – her first senior international medal – Nigeria’s Ese Brume regained her title in style, breaking the Games record in the process.

Ghana’s Deborah Acquah took an early lead with 6.94m, breaking her own national record, but Brume responded in the second round to take the lead with 6.99m, breaking the Games record.

The world silver medallist remained in the lead, but Australia’s Brooke Buschkuehl came close with 6.92m in round three and 6.95m in round five.

Brume, as consistent in her series as she is at major championships, matched her leading jump of 6.99m in round four, followed it with 6.96m in round five and then – her victory by now guaranteed – wrapped up her competition with a Games record of 7.00m in round six.

African champion Beatrice Chebet also timed her kick well to win the women’s 5000m. The world silver medallist from Kenya let 10,000m champion Eilish McColgan do most of the leading as the Scot passed through 3000m in 8:53.24.

Chebet’s teammate Selah Busienei also formed part of the lead trio for much of the race, but once Chebet started to kick with 200 metres remaining, the 22-year-old was away and gone, winning in a season’s best of 14:38.21. McColgan held on to take silver in 14:42.14 and Busienei took bronze in 14:48.24.

Zambian teenager Muzala Samukonga produced an equally stunning second half to take a surprise gold medal in the men’s 400m, beating world bronze medallist Matt Hudson-Smith.

Samukonga was in fifth place with 150 metres to go, but closed rapidly on Hudson-Smith, Kenya’s Boniface Mweresa and Jonathan Jones of Barbados and overtook them in the closing stages to win in 44.66.

His winning time broke the Zambian record that had stood to Samuel Matete since 1991. Matete was also the last Zambian athlete to win a Commonwealth title, winning the 400m hurdles in 1994.

(World Athletics)

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