Yulimar Rojas: Dominating the Triple Jump with a Season-Best Performance – See Juan Cermeño

2023-07-18 04:55:02

SEE / Juan Cermeño

The Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas continues in the same way, winning all the triple jump tests in which she participates; There are already four so far this year. This Sunday, July 16, she was in the eighth round of the Diamond Athletics League, held at the Silesian Stadiumin Silesia (Poland), where she took first place with a performance of 15.18 meters, the best mark of the season, in a day in which another Creole, Joselyn Brea, made her debut on the circuit and finished tenth in the 3,000 meter steeplechase competition.

Rojas marked his mark at 15.18 meters.

Since her first intervention this year, on June 11 in the Spanish Club Championship, in Madrid, where she dominated her test with 14.96 m, Rojas is the owner of the best mark of the season, which on July 5 led to 15.16 m at the Central American and Caribbean Games, in San Salvador, and now he is 15.18 m.

Although there are eight valid ones from the Diamond League, it is the second intervention of Rojas this year in the circuit’s programming, since he began to participate in the fifth (Oslo, Norway, on June 15), which he also dominated and, furthermore, did not all the stops include the test of the three jumps.

This Sunday, in Silesia, the Venezuelan started with 14.43 m, continued with 14.80 m, failed the third attempt; in the fourth she left 14.70 m, her fifth was 14.86 and closed with 15.18 m. In the final table she was escorted by the Ukrainian Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk (14.70 m), the Cubans Leyanis Pérez Hernández (14.67 m) and Liadagmis Povea (14.62 m), the Jamaican Shanieka Ricketts (14.56 m) , the Dominican Thea LaFond (14.43 m) and the Americans Keturah Orji (14.06 m) and Tori Franklin (13.49 m).

Good debut for Joselyn Brea

Joselyn Brea.

After her three victories in the Central American and Caribbean Games a few days ago, where she dominated the competitions of 21 kilometers, 5,000 and 1,500 flat meters, the native Joselyn Brea was invited to participate in the Silesia event, in which she participated in the 3,000 meters with obstacles, occupying tenth place with 8 minutes, 43 seconds and 26 hundredths, improving her personal best for the test and the South American record held by Argentine Florencia Borelli, with 8:53.88.

The podium of the race with obstacles was occupied by Freweynl Hailu (Ethiopia, with a time of 8:26.61), escorted by Lilian Rengerux (Kenya, 8:27.80) and Lamiem Hailu (Ethiopia, 8:29.43), while the Venezuelan Joselyn Brea he finished in the tenth box, with 8:43.26.

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