Yamile Aldama Aldama misses out in triple jump

Britain's Yamile Aldama misses out on a medal as Kazakhstan's Olga Rypakova secures gold in the London 2012 women's triple jump final.

5 Aug 12

Voula Papachristou taking part in triple jump at the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki, Finland (June 2012) 'Racist tweet' Olympian barred

Greece

25 Jul 12

Greek triple jumper Voula Papachristou is expelled from her national team after posting comments on Twitter which were deemed racist.

Yamile Aldama won gold at the World Indoor Athletic Championships Aldama gets go-ahead for Britain

Team GB

13 Mar 12

World indoor triple jump champion Yamile Aldama has her nationality change approved, clearing the way to compete for Britain at the Olympics.

Britain's Yamile Aldama GB's Aldama wins triple jump gold

Team GB

10 Mar 12

Yamile Aldama wins triple jump gold at the World Indoors, with silver for Tiffany Porter and bronze for Dwain Chambers.

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Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Rypakova KAZ 14.98 m SB
2 Ibarguen COL 14.80 m
3 Saladuha UKR 14.79 m
View full results for Women's Triple Jump

Head to Head

Yamile Aldama vs Dailenys Alcantara

Yamile Aldama

Yamile Aldama Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

14.48 Women's Triple Jump

Height

1.72m (5'8")

Weight

62kg

Age

42

Dailenys Alcantara

Dailenys Alcantara Cuba flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (m)

13.97 Women's Triple Jump

Height

Weight

Age

23

View the London 2012 medallist table