Triple jump

Athletics Weekly - - COM­MON­WEALTH GAMES -

KIM­BERLY WIL­LIAMS suc­cess­fully de­fended her ti­tle but only af­ter a 14.64m PB in the fi­nal round to over-take fel­low Ja­maican Shanieka Rick­etts, who had led from the first round.

The 29-year-old, who won Bri­tish in­door gold and world in­door sil­ver in Birm­ing­ham this year, rose to the oc­ca­sion in style.

TJ: 1 K Wil­liams (JAM) 14.64 (0.7); 2 S Rick­etts (JAM) 14.52 (1.0); 3 T La­fond (DMA) 13.92 (0.3); 4 L Sechele (LES) 13.57; 5 B Ibrahim (NGR) 13.48; 6 A Alexan­der (TTO) 13.47; 7 J Nk­ouind­jin (CMR) 13.45; 8 N Hooper (GUY) 13.36

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