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FILE PHOTO: Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Doha 2019 - Women's Triple Jump Final - Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar - October 6, 2019. Gold medalist Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas on the podium. REUTERS/Ibraheem Al Omari/File Photo. (Reuters) - Venezuela’s Yulimar Rojas broke the 16-year-old world indoor triple jump record when she bounded 15.43 metres at the Madrid World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting on Friday. The twice world champion set the mark with her final jump, adding seven centimetres to Russian Tatyana Lebedeva’s record which had stood since 2004. The mark is the second longest women’s triple jump ever, exceeded only by Inessa Kravets’s outdoor world record of 15.50m which the Ukrainian set in 1995. Full story

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