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Martinez wins men triple jump in Lievin

Lazaro Martinez of Cuba, a two-time world under 20 champion, achieved a world record of 16.97m in the first round and improved to 17.21m in the second, his third-best performance of his career.

Martinez finished third with a jump of 16.82m and passed his final two attempts.

Max Hess of Germany, a former European champion, came in second with 16.76m.


  1. Lázaro MARTÍNEZ CUB 17.21
  2. Max HEß GER 16.76
  3. Simo LIPSANEN FIN 16.59
  4. Yasser Mohammed TRIKI ALG 16.53
  5. Nazim BABAYEV AZE 16.39
  6. Anael-Thomas GOGOIS FRA 16.35
  7. Andreas PANTAZIS GRE 16.00


By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and the marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple road and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support the race organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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