Yulimar Rojas sets new indoor triple jump world record in Madrid

Rojas won silver at the Rio Olympics four years within the past

Venezuela’s Yulimar Rojas claimed a brand contemporary world indoor triple leap document at the final World Indoor Tour occasion of the season in Madrid.

The 24-300 and sixty five days-primitive double world champion recorded 15.43m with her sixth and closing try.

It eclipsed Russian Tatyana Lebedeva’s old landmark from 2004 by seven centimetres.

The out of doors document stands at 15.50m, residing by Sweden’s Inessa Kravets in Gothenburg in 1995.

Rojas secured a South American indoor document of 15.03m in Metz earlier this month in her first triple leap competitors of the 300 and sixty five days.

Madrid is a successful venue for her, having been the scene of her first out of doors 15m leap in 2016 as successfully as four of her indoor interior most handiest performances.

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