Shanieka Ricketts jumps 14.67m for third in Monaco

By July 11, 2019

Shanieka Ricketts produced a 14.67m performance for third on the first day of the Diamond League meeting in Monaco on Thursday.

Staged as a special street meet event, the women’s triple jump lived up to expectations as Venezuela’s Yulimar Rojas won with a 14.98m jump.

Cuba’s Liadagmis Povea was on the podium for the second meet in a row when she unleashed a 14.71m jump to deny Ricketts the silver medal.

Meanwhile, Kimberly Williams had a season-best 14.56m for fourth.

The surprise of the day came from Colombia’s Caterine Ibarguen who could only manage 14.33m while finishing sixth.

The meet continues on with a full programme on Friday.

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