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Shoe issue bars triple jump star Rojas from worlds long jump

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Olympic triple jump champion Yulimar Rojas cannot compete in long jump at the world championships. World Athletics says qualifying leap was done in unapproved shoes. The 26-year-old Venezuelan is the two-time defending world champion in triple jump. She can have a sole 25 millimeters thick but the limit is 20 for long jump.
1 month ago·Monaco

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Olympic triple jump champ barred from track and field worlds over shoe issue

Olympic triple jump champion Yulimar Rojas cannot compete in long jump at the world championships in Oregon this month because her qualifying leap was done in unapproved shoes.

1 month ago·Canada
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The Hindu

Rojas to miss long jump at worlds after incorrect shoes used in qualifying

Triple jump world champion Yulimar Rojas surpassed the long jump qualifying standard in June at the Reunion de Atletismo Ciudad de Guadalajara but was wearing triple jump shoes, which are not allowed in the event.

1 month ago·India
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The Independent

Yulimar Rojas to miss long jump at World Championships after using incorrect shoes

Rojas is the Olympic champion and world record holder in triple jump

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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KVIA

Shoe issue bars triple jump star Rojas from worlds long jump

MONACO (AP) — Olympic triple jump champion Yulimar Rojas cannot compete in long jump at the world championships in Oregon this month because her qualifying leap was done in unapproved shoes. Track and field’s governing body World Athletics says a long jump by Rojas in Spain was invalid because she wore triple jump shoes. Those can have a sole 25 millimeters thick but the limit is 20 for long jump. World Athletics says injury prevented Rojas comp…

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KRDO

Shoe issue bars triple jump star Rojas from worlds long jump

MONACO (AP) — Olympic triple jump champion Yulimar Rojas cannot compete in long jump at the world championships in Oregon this month because her qualifying leap was done in unapproved shoes. Track and field’s governing body World Athletics says a long jump by Rojas in Spain was invalid because she wore triple jump shoes. Those can have a sole 25 millimeters thick but the limit is 20 for long jump. World Athletics says injury prevented Rojas comp…

1 month ago
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KIFI

Shoe issue bars triple jump star Rojas from worlds long jump - Local News 8

MONACO (AP) — Olympic triple jump champion Yulimar Rojas cannot compete in long jump at the world championships in Oregon this month because her qualifying leap was done in unapproved shoes. Track and field’s governing body World Athletics says a long jump by Rojas in Spain was invalid because she wore triple jump shoes. Those can have a sole 25 millimeters thick but the limit is 20 for long jump. World Athletics says injury prevented Rojas comp…

1 month ago
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