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LWC's Thompson, Hurt claim triple jump wins Wed 12 Apr 2017

At Warrior/Forester Invitational
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By Charles Balcom, Assistant SID, Lindsey Wilson College

FORT WAYNE, IN - Anthony Thompson and Oreatha Hurt both took home victories in the men's and women's triple jump events on Wednesday at the Warrior/Forester Invitational hosted by Indiana Tech.

At the invitational where only jumping and throwing events were contested, Thompson topped the field of six competitors with his distance of 14.08 meters. He fell just shy of the B standard mark of 14.20 meters.

Hurt won the women's triple jump event out of seven athletes with a distance of 11.03 meters.

Thompson also added a fourth-place finish in the long jump with a leap of 6.78 meters, while Hurt placed fifth in the high jump, clearing 1.42 meters.

Tatiana Williams captured fourth in the women's high jump with a height of 1.47 meters. She then added a sixth-place finish with a leap of 5.12 meters in the long jump.

This story was posted on 2017-04-13 09:21:51
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