American long jumper Brittney Reese was not yet born when Corey Hart hit the charts with this hit song:

 

But they seem to be kindred spirits after Reese showed up for the long jump event on Wednesday night wearing shades _ long after the sun went down.


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Reese started competing with the shades on, but ditched them about midway through the event.


AP Photo/Morry Gash

The defending Olympic champion had fouls on three of her first four attempts, but still managed to take home the silver with a jump of 7.15 meters, just behind teammate Tianna Bartoletta's 7.17.

One might say her future is so bright ...