Women's Triple Jump
World Record: Inessa Kravets, Ukraine, 15.50
Venue: National Stadium
Francoise Mbango Etone wins gold in women’s triple jump - OR
Francoise Mbango Etone from Cameroon has won the gold medal in the women’s triple jump setting a new Olympic record - 15.39.
Tatyana Lebedeva from Russia won the silver medal and Hrysopiyi Devetzi from Greece won the bronze medal.
Russian pole vault world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva and men’s 800 meter champion Yuri Borzakovsky will lead the Russian team at the Beijing Olympics.
The Russian athletics team has 49 men and 60 women.
Yelena Slesarenko made the team in the high jump and Athen’s gold medalist Tatyana Lebedeva will compete in the long jump and triple [...]