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2017 World Championships in Athletics – Men's triple jump

The men's triple jump at the 2017 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Olympic Stadium on 7 and 10 August.[1]

Men's triple jump
at the 2017 World Championships
VenueOlympic Stadium
Dates7 August (qualification)
10 August (final)
Competitors30 from 20 nations
Winning distance17.68
Medalists
gold medal    United States
silver medal    United States
bronze medal    Portugal
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Contents

SummaryEdit

In the first round of the final, Alexis Copello (Azerjaijan) was the first over 17 metres with a jump of 17.16 metres, and Will Claye (USA) took the lead with a 17.54 metre jump. In the second round, Nelson Évora (Portugal) moved into silver medal position, until Christian Taylor (USA) took the lead with a 17.57 metre jump. That lasted until Claye's next jump, 17.63 metres, which Taylor answered with a 17.68 m (58 ft 0 in) effort. None of the leaders were able to improve in the last three rounds. By the end of the competition, three jumpers had jumped 17.16 metres, their places settled by their second best jump, which in the case of Cristian Nápoles (CUB) was another 17.16 metres.

RecordsEdit

Before the competition records were as follows:[2]

Record Perf. Athlete Nat. Date Location
World 18.29 Jonathan Edwards   GBR 7 Aug 1995 Göteborg, Sweden
Championship
World leading 18.11 Christian Taylor   USA 27 May 2017 Eugene, OR, United States
African 17.37 Tarik Bouguetaïb   MAR 14 Jul 2007 Khemisset, Morocco
Asian 17.59 Li Yanxi   CHN 26 Oct 2009 Jinan, China
NACAC 18.21 Christian Taylor   USA 27 Aug 2015 Beijing, China
South American 17.90 Jadel Gregório   BRA 20 May 2007 Belém, Brazil
European 18.29 Jonathan Edwards   GBR 7 Aug 1995 Göteborg, Sweden
Oceanian 17.46 Ken Lorraway   AUS 7 Aug 1982 London, Great Britain

No records were set at the competition.[3]

Qualification standardEdit

The standard to qualify automatically for entry was 16.80 metres.[4]

ScheduleEdit

The event schedule, in local time (UTC+1), is as follows:[5]

Date Time Round
7 August 18:35 Qualification
10 August 20:20 Final

ResultsEdit

QualificationEdit

The qualification round took place on 7 August, in two groups, both starting at 18:35.[6] Athletes attaining a mark of at least 17.00 metres ( Q ) or at least the 12 best performers ( q ) qualified for the final. The overall results were as follows:[7]

Rank Group Name Nationality Round Mark Notes
1 2 3
1 A Chris Benard   United States (USA) 17.20 17.20 Q
2 A Christian Taylor   United States (USA) 17.15 17.15 Q
3 B Cristian Nápoles   Cuba (CUB) 17.06 17.06 Q
4 A Andy Díaz   Cuba (CUB) 16.96 16.86 x 16.96 q
5 B Will Claye   United States (USA) 16.95 16.57 x 16.95 q
6 A Nelson Évora   Portugal (POR) 16.64 16.94 x 16.94 q
7 A Alexis Copello   Azerbaijan (AZE) 16.89 16.88 16.53 16.89 q
8 A Pablo Torrijos   Spain (ESP) 16.57 16.00 16.80 16.80 q
9 B Jean-Marc Pontvianne   France (FRA) 16.66 16.17 16.78 16.78 q
10 B Yordanys Durañona   Dominica (DMA) 16.71 16.63 16.49 16.71 q
11 A Wu Ruiting   China (CHN) x 16.40 16.66 16.66 q
12 B Lázaro Martínez   Cuba (CUB) 16.36 x 16.66 16.66 q
13 B Donald Scott   United States (USA) 16.55 16.63 16.27 16.63
14 B Nazim Babayev   Azerbaijan (AZE) 15.76 16.58 16.61 16.61
15 A Momchil Karailiev   Bulgaria (BUL) x 16.01 16.57 16.57
16 B Elvijs Misāns   Latvia (LAT) 16.55 16.39 x 16.55
17 A Simo Lipsanen   Finland (FIN) 16.54 16.48 16.41 16.54
18 B Georgi Tsonov   Bulgaria (BUL) 16.53 16.32 x 16.53
19 A Nathan Fox   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 16.27 16.49 16.02 16.49
20 B Alberto Álvarez   Mexico (MEX) 15.60 16.41 16.48 16.48
21 A Benjamin Compaoré   France (FRA) 16.46 16.35 x 16.46
22 B Troy Doris   Guyana (GUY) 16.43 x 16.24 16.43
23 A Miguel van Assen   Suriname (SUR) 16.38 x x 16.38
24 A Melvin Raffin   France (FRA) 16.18 14.25 x 16.18
25 B Tosin Oke   Nigeria (NGR) x 16.14 16.17 16.17
26 B Fang Yaoqing   China (CHN) x 16.17 x 16.17
27 A Mateus de Sá   Brazil (BRA) 16.10 16.09 x 16.10
28 B Dimitrios Tsiamis   Greece (GRE) 16.06 x x 16.06
29 A Ryoma Yamamoto   Japan (JPN) x x 16.01 16.01
30 B Clive Pullen   Jamaica (JAM) x x 15.61 15.61
B Max Heß   Germany (GER) DNS

FinalEdit

The final took place on 10 August at 20:20. The results were as follows:[8]

Rank Name Nationality Round Mark Notes
1 2 3 4 5 6
  Christian Taylor   United States (USA) 16.97 17.57 17.68 17.26 17.38 17.03 17.68
  Will Claye   United States (USA) 17.54 17.52 17.63 17.49 17.53 x 17.63
  Nelson Évora   Portugal (POR) 17.02 17.19 16.58 x x 16.01 17.19
4 Cristian Nápoles   Cuba (CUB) x x 17.16 x x 17.16 17.16
5 Alexis Copello   Azerbaijan (AZE) 17.16 x x 16.87 16.91 17.06 17.16 SB
6 Chris Benard   United States (USA) 16.88 x 16.94 x x 17.16 17.16
7 Andy Díaz   Cuba (CUB) 17.13 x x x - x 17.13
8 Jean-Marc Pontvianne   France (FRA) x 16.62 16.79 x x 16.57 16.79
9 Wu Ruiting   China (CHN) 16.47 16.66 16.53 16.66
10 Pablo Torrijos   Spain (ESP) 16.60 16.51 16.53 16.60
11 Yordanys Durañona   Dominica (DMA) 16.42 x x 16.42
12 Lázaro Martínez   Cuba (CUB) x 16.25 16.09 16.25

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Start list
  2. ^ "Records & Lists – Triple Jump". IAAF. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Records Set - Final" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 14 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Qualification System and Entry Standards" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Triple Jump Men − Timetable". IAAF. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Triple Jump Men − Qualification − Results" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Triple Jump Men − Qualification − Summary" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Triple Jump Men − Final − Results" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 10 August 2017.