Nelson Evora wins gold in men’s triple jump

Nelson Evora from Portugal has won the gold medal in the men’s triple jump at the Beijing Olympics.
Phillips Idowu from Great Britain won the silver medal and Leevan Sands won the Bahamas’ first medal.

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