News19 Jul 2002

Men Triple Jump Final


Men Triple Jump Final

David Giralt continued in the tradition of Cuban triple jumpers when he won the final of the event here in Kingston this evening by just 2 centimetres from China’s Yanxi Li.

Giralt’s winning jump came with hjis second attempt of 16.68 metres  into a 0.6 m/s headwind.

Li jumped a personal best of 16.66 metres for the silver medal with the same headwind at his fifth attempt after three fouls and one legal jump of 16.02.

Bronze was won by Russia’s Aleksandr Sergeyev with 16.55.

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