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Series28 Oct 2017

That moment when… Rypakova switched from heptathlon to triple jump

Kazakhstan’s 2012 Olympic gold medallist and 2010 world indoor champion Olga Rypakova talks about the challenge of taking up a new event.

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Report19 Sep 2017

Rypakova secures Asian Indoor Games jumps double in Ashgabat

Olga Rypakova drew on her years of experience to capture a career fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts gold medal in the triple jump in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on Tuesday (19).

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Report24 Aug 2017

Jebet threatens world steeplechase record in Zurich - IAAF Diamond League

Ruth Jebet threatened her own world record in the 3000m steeplechase at the Weltklasse Zurich on Thursday (24), the first of two 2017 IAAF Diamond League finals.

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Previews08 Aug 2016

Preview: women's triple jump – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

If medals were handed out based on dominance within an Olympic cycle, then the triple jump gold may as well be handed to Caterine Ibarguen as soon as she enters Rio’s Olympic Stadium.

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Series08 Jun 2016

World Junior memories – Olga Rypakova

In the latest in our series of World Junior memories, we speak to Kazakhstan’s Olympic triple jump champion Olga Rypakova about her recollections of the 2002 edition in Kingston.

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Report05 Jun 2016

Barshim bounces back in Birmingham, Ibarguen's winning streak ends – IAAF Diamond League

In Rome a few days ago, one of the questions posed to Mutaz Essa Barshim was about his health and the lack of heights coming close to those he produced back in 2014, when he came within two centimetres of Javier Sotomayor’s long-standing world high jump record of 2.45m.

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News02 May 2016

Champions galore on their way to Doha – IAAF Diamond League

Nine reigning world outdoor champions are set to flock to Doha along with some of the sport’s biggest stars for the opening meeting of the IAAF Diamond League on Friday (6).

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News07 Mar 2016

Taylor leads trio of top triple jump talent in Doha – IAAF Diamond League

On 6 May Doha will play host to the opening meeting of the IAAF Diamond League series for a seventh successive season and, as always, a large number of the world’s leading athletes will open their outdoor campaigns in the Suhaim Bin Hamad stadium.

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Report20 Feb 2016

Al-Garni and Adekoya in the spotlight at the Asian Indoor Championships

Another Asian indoor record and six competition records fell on the second day of the Asian Indoor Championships in Doha, Qatar, but it was local star Mohamed Al-Garni’s successful 1500m title defence that brought the crowd to their feet in the Aspire Dome on Saturday (20).

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Report24 Aug 2015

Report: women's triple jump final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Caterine Ibarguen successfully defended her world title in style, taking the lead in the second round and was never headed after that, improving once more and eventually finishing with a winning distance of 14.90m from her fourth-round effort.

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Feature02 Dec 2014

Rypakova once again ready to challenge for global titles

Olympic triple jump champion Olga Rypakova may have turned 30 just a few days ago, but she says there are still lots of things left to accomplish.

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News22 Dec 2012

2012 – End of Year Reviews – Jumps

Statisticians Mirko Jalava (FIN) and A. Lennart Julin (SWE) continue their ‘End of Season’ event category reviews, which cover all Athletics disciplines, highlighting the best performances which have taken place across our sport in 2012, with the JUMPS.

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