Olympic Athlete Thea Lafond sets new national record as she advances to the finals of the Women’s Triple Jump

 Olympic Athlete Thea Lafond sets new national record as she advances to the finals of the Women’s Triple Jump

Thea Lafond during the Women’s Triple Jump Qualifiers

Dominican Triple Jumper Thea Lafond needed just one jump to secure a spot in the finals of the Triple Jump event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Lafond jumped into the record books with a leap of 14.60 meters setting a new national record and personal best in the process.

With the jump Lafond topped Group B, and finished 3rd overall in the field of 34 jumpers.

She has now advanced to the final round which will take place on Sunday August 1st 7:15 am (Caribbean Time).

Thea Lafond in an interview with Press Attaché Garvin Richards after the qualifying match

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