Olympics: American Taylor Retains Triple Jump Title

Olympics: American Taylor retains triple jump title

RIO DE JANEIRO, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th August, 2016) : Reigning champion Christian Taylor retained his Olympic triple jump title on Tuesday, the American comfortably seeing off his rivals in the Rio sunshine. The 26-year-old world champion recorded a season's best 17.

86 metres on his first leap, good enough for gold as compatriot Will Claye took silver in a repeat of their positions in London four years ago. World indoor champion Dong Bin took bronze, China's first Olympic triple jump medal.