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triple jump

n.
A distance jump in track and field consisting of a hop landing on the take-off foot, a stride landing on the other foot, and a jump landing on both feet.

triple jump

n
(Athletics (Track & Field)) an athletic event in which the competitor has to perform successively a hop, a step, and a jump in continuous movement. Also called: hop, step, and jump

tri′ple jump′



n.
(in track and field) a jumping event for distance in which a participant leaps on one foot from a takeoff point, lands on the same foot, steps forward on the other foot, leaps, and lands on both feet. Also called hop, step, and jump.
[1960–65]
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Noun1.triple jump - an athletic contest in which a competitor must perform successively a hop and a step and a jump in continuous movementtriple jump - an athletic contest in which a competitor must perform successively a hop and a step and a jump in continuous movement
athletic competition, athletic contest, athletics - a contest between athletes
Translations
triple saut
troskok

triple jump

nsalto triplo
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It is technically divided into the approach run and three consecutive jumps which are named hop, step and jump.
HAPPY as I am for Alex Jones, I feel I have shared her emotional and climactic roller coaster ride towards pregnancy having been present and correct along every hop, step and jump of the way.
Sydney, Aug 10( ANI ): An Australian woman, Robyn Glynn has claimed she scattered the ashes of her late father, George Avery, who won a silver medal in triple jump (then known as hop, step and jump) at the 1948 London Games, at the run up track during the finals of the event.
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