The men's triple jump was introduced at the first modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896. In fact the first gold medal of the modern games was awarded for the triple jump on the 6th April 1896.
The first winner of an event in the Modern Olympics was James Connolly of the United States who won the triple jump competition at the 1896 Games in Athens.
The first event that awarded medals in the Modern Olympics was the triple jump which was contested April 6, 1896. The gold medal winner was James Connolly of the United States with a jump of 13.71 meters. Silver went to Alexandre Tufferi of France with a jump of 12.70 meters and bronze went to Ioannis Persakis of Greece with a jump of 12.52 meters.
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There are at least 4 judges needed for one triple jump competition, two that write down the triple jump distance, one that measures in the sand and one that checks if the jumper faulted.
The triple jump was in the first modern Olympics in 1896.
Triple jump for men was an event at the first modern Olympics in 1896.
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The gold medalist in the Men's Triple Jump event at the Rio 2016 Olympics was Christian Taylor.
The silver medal in the Men's Triple Jump event at the Rio 2016 Olympics was awarded to Will Claye.
Yulimar Rojas was the silver medalist in the Women's Triple Jump event at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
There are four judges that are involved in the triple jump event. Two write down the distances, one that measures in the sand, and one that checks if the athlete faulted.
The bronze medal in the Women's Triple Jump event at the Rio 2016 Olympics was awarded to Olga Rypakova.