triple jump


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triple jump

an athletic event in which the competitor has to perform successively a hop, a step, and a jump in continuous movement
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Each-way 1/5 odds 1,2,3; men's triple jump: 4-6 J Edwards, 7 R Dimitrov, 8 F Donato, 9 C Friedek, Y Quesada, 10 P Camossi, 16 M Calvo, D Kasputin, 33 bar.
hurdles: Jones (Con) 50.22; 1600: Polchakar (F) 5:30.26; 200: Chalmers (Con) 28.92; 4x400 relay: Rolling Meadows 4:39.35; Long jump: Fannuzzels (F) 14-11; High jump: Marlecki (Con) 4-10; Triple jump: Marzec (Con) 33-1; Shot put: Oduocha (Con) 36-3; Discus: Oduocha (Con) 91-2; Pole vault: Mladonova (RM) 8-6.
The senior boys who were successful included Ben Parker (triple jump), Scott Hall (triple jump and long jump), Jordan Bowser (hammer), Simeon Greenwood (800m) and Calum Johnson (800m and 1,500m).
The Under-17 age group saw Middlesbrough win four more gold medals courtesy of Theo Brace (shot putt), Kaitlin Enderwick (shot putt) and Charlotte Kessell (long jump and triple jump).
And that performance earned him his first England vest and he leaves for Bratislava on Tuesday to compete in the triple jump.
At sectionals, however, his top triple jump of 45-3 1/2 led all Class 1A jumpers by a foot and a half.
The triple jump is one of the jumping events in track and fields, and requires high levels of physical preparation and technical ability.
Alonzo Ranch won the 100 in 11.68 and the 200 in 23.7 for Harrisburg, and Joey Knox won the high jump (5-8) and the triple jump (36-6).
Christian Taylor of the USA last year became the youngest back-to-back winner of Olympic triple jump titles following his victory in Rio.
The trials in the events to be taken for men include 100m , 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 110m hurdles, 400m hurdles, high jump, long jump, triple jump, shot put, discus throw, hammer throw and javelin throw.
Middlebrough results Women's winners: Libby Hedger (800m - 2 min 24.7 sec); Ella Maxwell (200m - 27.4 sec, B 100m - 13.4 sec), Lauren Howells (B 200m - 28.6 sec); Jess Welburn (B triple jump - 9.36m); Georgie Kessell (high jump - 1.4m); 4 x 100m relay (Jess Welburn, Lauren Howells, Ella Maxwell and Olivia Smith).