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Commonwealth Games: Kimberley Williams defends triple jump title

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

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GOLD COAST, Australia (CMC) — Jamaican Kimberley Williams produced a superb final leap to snatch gold in the women’s triple jump at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.

The defending champion measured a personal best 14.64 metres to overtake teammate Shanieka Ricketts, who had led from the opening round with a leap of 14.52.

Dominican Thea LaFond grabbed bronze with 13.92m to complete a sweep of the podium for the Caribbean.

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