Rojas’ world record, selected ‘moment of the month’ in world athletics


The triple jump world record is set on March 20 at the Stark Arena in Venezuelan Belgrade Yulimar Rojas with a mark of 15.74 meters was selected “moment of the month” in the survey prepared by World Athletics.

Despite the achievement on the same day that Swedish Armand Duplantis raised his pole vault world record to 6.20 meters on the same track, Yulimar’s work is loved by fans around the world to participate in online voting.

That day, Yulimar Rojas was crowned triple jump world champion on the indoor track for the third timean unprecedented feat, and broke his world record in the last jump.

(+) This is the record jump of Yulimar Rojas

His absolute world record was 15.67 meters which gave him the Olympic title in Tokyo 2020, and the internal track with 15.43 two years ago at the meeting in Madrid. Another step that brings her closer to her goal of becoming the first woman to exceed 16 meters in the triple jump.

in Belgrade, She was joined on the podium by Ukrainian Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk, who crushed her personal best in the final jump with 14.74, and Jamaican Kimberly Williams with 14.59while Spanish Ana Peleteiro, Olympic bronze in Tokyo 2020 and Yulimar’s training partner, finished eighth with 14.30.

Since August 14, 2016, when he just lost to Colombian Caterine Ibargüen in the Olympic final in Rio, Yulimar has assumed the primacy of the triple jump under the direction of Cuban Iván Pedroso in Guadalajara (Spain).

Indoor world champion that same year in Portland, then retained the crown in Birmingham 2018won two outdoor World Championships (London 2017 and Doha 2019), Olympic gold in Tokyo and broke the world record both outdoors (15.67) and indoors (15.43).

Source: La Verdad


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