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 34-year-old triple jumper announced last month he would be taking a step back from the sport "for the foreseeable future".
ILLNESS may have curtailed Alnwick triple jumper Emma Pringle's season, but the talented athlete is already looking ahead to 2013 - and finally breaking the 13-metre barrier.
Triple jumper Mohammad Abbas reached London on Tuesday while middle-distance runner Bethlehem Desalegn Belayneh will do so on Thursday as the duo look to bring some cheer to the UAE camp especially after Shaikh Saeed Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum failed to qualify for the final round of skeet shooting on Tuesday.
The expansion of the Oregon State women's track and field team continues with Monday's announcement that the Beavers have signed a pair of triple jumpers.
This year's World Junior Championships will be held in Moncton, Canada, and while Pringle is one of the country's leading triple jumpers she will have to find a huge improvement if she has any chance of making the team for the July date.
KILANI MA, WIDULE CJ, 1990, Selected kinematic characteristics of intercollegiate women triple jumpers, Am J Sports Med.
She said: "I looked on the European Athletics website and it listed all the eastern Europeans taking part - and they're most of the best triple jumpers in the world.
Among a host of fine individual performances two Knowsley Hey triple jumpers caught the eye.
Of course I was relieved he couldn't catch me, but at the same time I think it was a sad moment for all us triple jumpers because to us he was a legend and still is the No 1 of all-time.
Hansen also had to deal with the pain of a quarrel with officials when her run-up markers - vital to triple jumpers to help them ensure they hit the take-off board just right - were moved by athletes competing in another event.