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Jamaican triple jumper advances to World Champs final

Published:Tuesday | August 13, 2013 | 3:23 AM

Jamaica's Kimberly Williams has advanced to the final of the women's triple jump at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia.

Williams who competed in Group A leapt to a mark of 14.36, which was the third best jump in her group.

However, it was the fourth best jump overall.

Williams will now move to prepare for the triple jump final slated for Thursday at 10.40 a.m.

In 2005 Jamaican Trecia-Kay Smith took home a gold medal in the women's triple jump at the Helsinki World Champs.


12:30 AM Women's Long Jump Heptathlon

12:35 AM Women's 20 Kilometres Race Walk Final

12:50 AM Men's High Jump Qualification

1:20 AM Men's 5000 Metres Heats

5:25 AM Men's Discus Throw Qualification

2:10 AM Women's Javelin Throw Heptathlon Group A

2:25 AM Women's Triple Jump Qualification

Kimberly Williams (Group A)

3:25 AM Women's Javelin Throw Heptathlon Group B

10:00 AM Men's Discus Throw Final

10:05 AM Women's 400 Metres Hurdles Semi-Final

Nickeisha Wilson

Ristananna Tracey

10:35 AM Women's Pole Vault Final

10:40 AM Men's 400 Metres Hurdles Semi-Final

Isa Phillips (Heat 1)

Leford Green (Heat 2)

Annsert Whyte (Heat 3)

11:10 AM Women's 800 Metres Heptathlon

11:40 AM Women's 1500 Metres Semi-Final

12:10 PM Men's 800 Metres Final

12:25 PM Women's 3000 Metres Steeplechase Final

12:50 PM Men's 400 Metres Final

WATCH: Team Jamaica will deliver at Moscow

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