Thea Lafond Dominican triple jumper advances to final

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By: Tito Chapman

Dominican Thea Lafond has qualifed for the finals of the Women’s Triple Jump at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Lafond did so with an impressive jump of 14.60 to set a new national record in her first jump, (topping her group, group B). The automatic qualifying mark was 14.40 meters.

Lafond marched into the finals needing just one of her 3 alloted jumps to meet the qualification mark.

The finals of the Women’s Triple Jump will be held on Sunday.

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