Athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's triple jump

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Women's triple jump
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Date 3–5 August
Competitors 35 from 24 nations
Winning distance 14.98
Medalists
Gold medal    Kazakhstan
Silver medal    Colombia
Bronze medal    Ukraine
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The Women's triple jump competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom. The event was held at the Olympic Stadium on 3–5 August.[1]

Greece's Paraskevi Papachristou was sent home by the national delegation for comments she made on Twitter.

Four athletes achieved the automatic qualifier, Kimberly Williams and home team favorite Yamilé Aldama, just two weeks short of her 40th birthday, hit the mark in their first attempt. Olga Rypakova's third round jump of 14.79 led the way, while it took 14.16 to make the final.

The only returning medalist from 2008 was Tatyana Lebedeva, but at 36, she was jumping more than 1.20 m less than four years ago. Fourth place from that competition Olga Rypakova took the lead in the first round. Hanna Knyazyeva edged ahead in the second round. In the third round Caterine Ibargüen took the lead briefly, but then Rypakova hit the winner at 14.98 on the next jump. In the final round, Olha Saladuha nailed her best jump to move into silver medal position. Two jumps later, Ibargüen bested that by a mere centimeter to push Saladukha back to bronze. Rypakova's winning jump was 13 cm less than her 4th place jump, even less than the 6th place jump in 2008.

Competition format[edit]

The competition consisted of two rounds, qualification and final. In qualification, each athlete jumped three times (stopping early if they made the qualifying distance). At least the top twelve athletes moved on to the final; if more than twelve reached the qualifying distance, all who did so advanced. Distances were reset for the final round. Finalists jumped three times, after which the eight best jumped three more times (with the best distance of the six jumps counted).[2]

Schedule[edit]

All times are British Summer Time (UTC+1)

Date Time Round
Friday, 3 August 2012 10:25 Qualifications
Sunday, 5 August 2012 19:35 Finals

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing World and Olympic records were as follows.

World record  Inessa Kravets (UKR) 15.50 m Göteborg, Sweden 10 August 1995
Olympic record  Françoise Mbango Etone (CMR) 15.39 m Beijing, China 17 August 2008
2012 World leading  Olha Saladuha (UKR) 14.99 m Helsinki, Finland 29 June 2012

Results[edit]

Qualifying round[edit]

Qual. rule: qualification standard 14.40m (Q) or at least best 12 qualified (q)

Rank Group Name Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Notes[3]
1 B Olga Rypakova Kazakhstan X 13.99 14.79 14.79 Q
2 A Kimberly Williams Jamaica 14.53 14.53 Q, PB
3 A Yamilé Aldama Great Britain 14.45 14.45 Q
4 B Caterine Ibargüen Colombia 14.24 14.42 14.42 Q
5 A Olha Saladuha Ukraine 14.26 14.35 X 14.35 q
6 B Hanna Knyazyeva Ukraine 14.33 X X 14.33 q
7 B Trecia-Kaye Smith Jamaica X 14.31 X 14.31 q, SB
8 A Tatyana Lebedeva Russia 14.17 14.30 14.30 q
9 B Yargeris Savigne Cuba 14.22 14.28 14.02 14.28 q
10 A Dana Velďáková Slovakia X 14.22 13.84 14.22 q
11 A Victoria Valyukevich Russia 14.09 14.19 13.86 14.19 q
12 A Marija Šestak Slovenia X 14.16 14.12 14.16 q
13 B Patrícia Mamona Portugal 14.11 13.97 13.96 14.11
14 B Ayanna Alexander Trinidad and Tobago 13.98 13.92 14.09 14.09
15 A Hanna Demydova Ukraine 13.97 13.60 X 13.97
15 B Dailenys Alcántara Cuba 13.97 X X 13.97
17 B Veronika Mosina Russia 13.72 13.56 13.96 13.96
18 B Simona La Mantia Italy 13.77 13.92 13.73 13.92
19 A Josleidy Ribalta Cuba 13.71 13.12 13.88 13.88
20 B Keila Costa Brazil X 13.69 13.84 13.84
21 B Svetlana Bolshakova Belgium 13.84 13.42 13.45 13.84
22 B Mayookha Johny India 13.77 13.68 13.62 13.77
23 B Xie Limei China 13.63 X 13.69 13.69
24 A Niki Panetta Greece X 13.66 13.63 13.66
25 B Biljana Topić Serbia X X 13.66 13.66
26 B Patricia Sarrapio Spain X 13.64 X 13.64
27 A Amanda Smock United States X 13.43 13.61 13.61
28 A Aleksandra Kotlyarova Uzbekistan 13.33 X 13.55 13.55
29 B Anastasiya Juravleva Uzbekistan 13.54 X X 13.54
30 A Li Yanmei China 13.43 12.78 13.15 13.43
31 A Irina Litvinenko Ektova Kazakhstan 13.39 X X 13.39
32 A Andriana Banova Bulgaria X 12.88 13.33 13.33
33 B Athanasia Perra Greece X X 11.93 11.93
A Cristina Bujin Romania X X X NM
A Kseniya Dziatsuk Belarus X X X NM

Final[edit]

The final was held on August, 5, 19:35.[4]

Rank Name Nationality #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
1st Olga Rypakova Kazakhstan 14.54 X 14.98 X 14.89 14.40 14.98
2nd Caterine Ibargüen Colombia 14.45 13.99 14.67 14.37 14.35 14.80 14.80
3rd Olha Saladuha Ukraine 13.92 14.48 X 14.53 14.51 14.79 14.79
4 Hanna Knyazyeva Ukraine X 14.56 14.16 14.14 14.16 X 14.56
5 Yamilé Aldama Great Britain 14.10 14.09 14.39 14.32 14.43 14.48 14.48
6 Kimberly Williams Jamaica 14.35 X 14.48 14.19 X 14.20 14.48
7 Trecia-Kaye Smith Jamaica X X 14.35 14.34 13.74 X 14.35
8 Victoria Valyukevich Russia 14.24 13.75 14.18 13.75 14.15 X 14.24
9 Yargeris Savigne Cuba 14.12 12.13 13.91 N/A N/A N/A 14.12
10 Tatyana Lebedeva Russia 14.11 14.03 14.01 N/A N/A N/A 14.11
11 Marija Šestak Slovenia 13.84 13.98 13.98 N/A N/A N/A 13.98
12 Dana Velďáková Slovakia X X 11.92 N/A N/A N/A 11.92

References[edit]

  1. ^ Athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics
  2. ^ "Women's Triple Jump competition format". London 2012 Organising Committee. Retrieved 13 June 2012. 
  3. ^ Qualification results. london2012.com.
  4. ^ "Women's Triple Jump". Official site of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 5 August 2012.