World Athletics: Colombia's Caterine Ibarguen Defends Triple Jump Title

Updated: 24 August 2015 19:09 IST

Caterine Ibarguen stretched her winning streak to 29 competitions by managing a best of 14.90 metres for gold at the World Athletics Championships on

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Caterine Ibarguen celebrates after defending her world triple jump title in Beijing. © AFP

Beijing:

Colombia's Caterine Ibarguen comfortably retained her world triple jump title in Beijing on Monday.

The 31-year-old stretched her winning streak to 29 competitions by managing a best of 14.90 metres for gold.

Israel's Hanna Knyazyeva-Minenko took silver with a national record of 14.78m and Olympic champion Olga Rypakova of Kazakhstan the bronze (14.77).

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