DISASTER! Jaydon Hibbert's gold-medal hunt is over: Triple jump world leader suffers devastating injury on his first approach in the final

By August 21, 2023

Jaydon Hibbert’s gold medal ambitions at the World Athletics Championships have been shattered. 

The talented 18-year-old,  the world leader with his mark of 17.87m was among the favourites to win the triple jump at the championships. He appeared to have suffered an injury on his first approach. As he leapt off the board, he aborted his attempt while clutching the back of his right leg.

Officially, he will take no further part in the competition.

 

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