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  • n. An athlete who competes in the triple jump.

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Examples

  • When the games begin, Britons will be cheering for the nation's handful of contenders, like triple-jumper Phillips Idowu, heptahlete Jessica Ennis and distance runner Mohamed Farah.

    The Sad State of British Track

  • Shortly before joining them, triple-jumper Myer Prinstein had become the first Jewish-American to win Olympic gold.

    When the Irish Ruled New York Sports

  • Simi Adeagbo, a triple-jumper who did not make the Olympic team, said that after spending most of this year training with the amputee sprinter April Holmes and several other Paralympians at the Olympic center in Chula Vista, her view of disabled athletes had changed.

    medals are good, equality is better

  • A U.S. triple-jumper won for "controlling his own disappointment" after losing to a Pole.

    Another Daunting Olympic Quest:

  • Also appearing in the spots are Simona La Mantia, an Italian triple-jumper, Nicola Spirig, a Swiss triathlete, Nicola Sanders, a British sprinter, and Delphine Delsalle, a French judoist.

    Softer Nike Pitch Woos Europe's Women

  • Long jumper Chris Tomlinson wants to make up for wasted years at World Championships in South Korea Chris Tomlinson, the gangly perennial of Britain's athletics elite, once harboured dreams of becoming a triple-jumper.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The team includes three of Britain's recruits from overseas, American-born 100m hurdler Tiffany Porter, Anguillan-born long-jumper Shara Proctor and triple-jumper Yamile Aldama, a former World Championship silver medallist who has previously represented Cuba and Sudan.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Roland was diagnosed late last year with a rare heart condition that she has to monitor, but she had been healthy this spring and came into the meet as the state's leading triple-jumper.

    The Seattle Times

  • The nation's top high school triple-jumper will compete in his specialty, plus four other events: the 100 meters, the 400-meter relay, the 1,600 relay and the long jump.

    statesman.com - Highschool

  • The Duke of York and triple-jumper Jonathan Edwards also took their seats on a full Centre Court before Murray and Nadal arrived on court to start play.

    Home | Mail Online

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