The Triple Jump
olympic triple jump record
Both men and women compete in the triple jump at the Olympic Games. This has been the case since 1996.
Ioannis Persakis of Greece in triple jump at the 1896 Games in Athens.
He broke the Triple Jump World Record and currently still holds it. He was also the Olympic Triple Jump gold medalist in 2000 and 1996 Olympic Triple Jump silver medalist.
At the Olympic Games there was: diving, chariot racing, javelin throw, long jump, and triple jump. Those are a few of the things they competed in the Olympics back in 776 B.C.
Triple jump for men was an event at the first modern Olympics in 1896.
athletics, long jump, triple jump, hurdles, sprints
running, hurdles, javelin, table tennis, discus, shotput, basketball, high jump, triple jump, long jump, water polo, swimming, equestian and fencing
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He won the Olympic Gold Medal in the triple jump.
The Olympic Record for the men's long jump is Bob Beamon's 8.90 jump in the 1968 Olympic games.