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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The triple jump is one of the jumping events in track and fields, and requires high levels of physical preparation and technical ability.
I have only recently had my confidence back after a full winter season where I just could not do the triple jump indoors.
Oakland meet: David Henry won the 100 meters and discus for the host Oakers, and Treavor Porter won the 800 and triple jump.
And we brought him here tonight (Thursday) and he's here with us as we watch the triple jump anyway," she added.
The youngster also competed in the seniors triple jump and finished second.
He didn't try the triple jump until the beginning of April, but he hit the 40-foot mark for the first time at the Ventura County Championships on April 29.
To assess the student's competence in this area, the lecturer can use adaptations of the Empowerment and Triple Jump Competence Evaluation scales (Callin & Kaliska, 1983; Hansen & Roberts, 1994).
HOW: Set a new American Junior record in the triple jump in 2004 (44' 11 3/4").
The women's triple jump qualifying rounds today will see Russia's Tatana Lebedeva in action for the first time in what will be a busy week, as she attempts to match the triple jump and long jump double she managed at the World Indoors in March.
He had come away with silver for the triple jump at the 1996 Games, but his 17.
Olympic triple jump gold medallist Jonathan Edwards completed his preparations for next week's World Indoor Championships in Tallinn last night.
The team's match award went to Frank Blackwell who competed in the 100, 400, 1500 metres, high jump, triple jump and 4 x 200 metres relay, while wins were recorded by John Moreland (discus 36.