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Series21 Feb 2021

For The Record: Yulimar Rojas

The story behind the numbers

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Feature08 Dec 2020

Athlete of the year Rojas focuses only on the positives

The skill of compartmentalisation is a key one for athletes

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Report06 Sep 2020

Bolingo breaks Belgian best, Rojas leaps world-leading 14.71m

Cynthia Bolingo delighted the home supporters at the KBC Night of Athletics, winning the 300m in a Belgian record of 36.54 at the World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting in Heusden-Zolder on Sunday (6).

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Previews12 Aug 2020

Global champions and world record-holders head to Monaco as Diamond League action resumes

Thirteen reigning world champions from around the globe are converging on Monaco this week for the first Diamond League meeting that will resemble a regular top-flight international one-day meeting since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Press Release29 Jun 2020

World records ratified: Duplantis’s 6.17m pole vault, Rojas’s indoor triple jump and Cheptegei's 5km

Armand Duplantis’s world pole vault record of 6.17m, Yulimar Rojas’s world indoor triple jump record of 15.43m and Joshua Cheptegei's 12:51 5km world record have been ratified.

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Feature22 Feb 2020

Following chance encounter, Rojas continues to go from strength to strength

When Facebook makes friend suggestions, it usually recommends complete strangers or people from your past that you’d rather not reconnect with.

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Report21 Feb 2020

Rojas breaks world indoor triple jump record in Madrid with 15.43m

With her final attempt of the evening, Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas bounded out to a world triple jump record of 15.43m* at the Meeting Villa de Madrid, the final World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting of the season, on Friday (21).

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Previews19 Feb 2020

Double assault on triple jump records in Madrid

Yulimar Rojas and Hugues Fabrice Zango will aim to inch closer to – and perhaps even surpass – the world indoor triple jump records at the Villa de Madrid meeting on Friday (21), the final stop on the World Athletics Indoor Tour.

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Report09 Feb 2020

Indoor round-up: Kendricks sets North American indoor pole vault record

Just hours after Armand Duplantis broke the world record in Torun, two-time world champion Sam Kendricks made a bit of pole vault history of his own over in Rouen.

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News10 Jan 2020

Rojas returns to Madrid, scene of her best indoor jumps

Yulimar Rojas has fond memories of the Villa de Madrid meeting, so the world triple jump champion is looking forward to returning to the World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting on 21 February.

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Report06 Sep 2019

Rojas leaps 15.41m in Andujar, second farthest triple jump of all time

Yulimar Rojas produced the second farthest triple jump of all time at the Memorial Francisco Ramon Higueras in Andujar, Spain, on Friday (6).

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Report10 Aug 2019

Rojas leaps world-leading 15.11m at Pan-American Games

Venezuela’s Yulimar Rojas produced one of the most impressive performances of the 18th edition of the Pan-American Games, winning the triple jump with a 15.11m leap, a world leader, Games’ and national record on Friday (9) to highlight day four action at Lima’s Estadio de la Videna.

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