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Yulimar Rojas was crowned champion of the Doha World Cup + Video

Yulimar Rojas took possession of gold in the triple jump of Doha World achieving a mark of 15,37 meters in the second turn to sign up for his second consecutive world title.

In addition, this brand once again left him very close to the world record that belongs to the Ukrainian Inessa Kravets (15,50 in Gothenburg'95).

The classic of the triple world jump, Rojas-Ibargüen, illuminated the penultimate day of the championships and Ana Peleteiro, European champion in the room, joined the party along with the Venezuelan, who is also her training partner.

Yulimar demonstrated in Andújar that she was "on fire", ready not only to defend her crown, but also to attack the world record. In the Spanish city, a month ago, it was only 9 centimeters away. Today at 12. "The record will come out at some point," he had said before the final.

The sweet moment of the disciple of Ivan Pedrosa, who has won seven of his nine competitions this year and in four of them he has exceeded 15 meters, gave him well-founded hopes of equaling Ibarguen, Cuban style Yargelis Savigne already russian Tatyana Lebedeva as a double world champion.

Rojas, despite beating very far from the table, debuted with a jump of 14,87 meters.

Ibargüen, 2018 world athlete, had a more difficult year, especially since his injury in the Pan American Games in Lima. He has alternated length with triple (four tests in each) and his best mark was his 14,89 Lausanne. She has not jumped triple since July 11, when she was only sixth in Monaco. His first jump in the final confirmed that he was not at the top: 14,16.

Rojas had lost this year to both Ibargüen and Jamaica's Shanieka Ricketts, who snatched the diamond from him in the final. Zurich. The same was not going to happen in Doha. In his second he flew to 15,37 and no longer improved, while Ricketts progressed to 14,92, a jump that earned him silver.

In the fifth inning, Caterine flew to 14,73 to ensure the bronze medal closed at least with a podium a difficult season.

For her part, the Jamaican Shanieka Ricketts joined the podium when she got the silver medal with 14,92.

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