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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.
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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
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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
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Translations
triple saut
troskok

triple jump

nsalto triplo
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Moore missed the World Junior Championships in 2002 when he ruptured a patella while competing after expecting to be a strong contender for both the long and triple-jump titles at the event in Kingston, Jamaica.
Morpeth's Julia Straker, who later lifted the triple-jump title, finished in third place with 4.06m.
But Edwards needed only two jumps and a mark of 17.78m - which improved his world-leading triple-jump mark of the year by three centimetres - to see off the challenge of Olsson in Stockholm on Wednesday night.