Christian Taylor American Taylor wins triple jump

Christian Taylor of the United States takes Olympic triple jump gold with the biggest leap in the world this year.

9 Aug 12

Phillips Idowu Idowu to face 'day of reckoning'

Team GB

7 Aug 12

Phillips Idowu is set to face a 'day of reckoning' after his preparation for London 2012, according to Jonathan Edwards

Goldie Sayers Sayers fails to qualify for final

Team GB

7 Aug 12

Great Britain's javelin number one Goldie Sayers fails to qualify for the women's final after three no throws.

Phillips Idowu Briton Idowu out of triple jump

Team GB

7 Aug 12

British medal hope Phillips Idowu is out of the Olympic men's triple jump as he fails to qualify for Thursday's final.

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Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Taylor USA 17.81 m SB
2 Claye USA 17.62 m
3 Donato ITA 17.48 m
View full results for Men's Triple Jump

Head to Head

Phillips Idowu vs Lyukman Adams

Phillips Idowu

Phillips Idowu One to watch Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (m)

16.53 Men's Triple Jump

Height

1.97m (6'6")

Weight

87kg

Age

35

Lyukman Adams

Lyukman Adams Russian Federation flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

16.78 Men's Triple Jump

Height

1.94m (6'4")

Weight

87kg

Age

25

View the London 2012 medallist table