Four new national records set

first_imgRellie Kaputin placed second in the triple jump as she improved her own record of 12.78m with a final round leap of 12.82m.This came just 24 hours after she had set a new long jump record of 6.10m.Kaputin’s outstanding performances in the three jumps earned 14 of the 36 points accumulated by her team which finished in fourth place overall, an historic achievement for the team.Adrine Monagi then broke the 27-year-old national record in the heptathlon, scoring a total of 5,192 points.On the final day of competition, Peniel Richard set a new mark of 15.35m to improve by 5cm on the triple record which he shared with Mong Tavol.Theo Piniau finished it off setting a blistering first lap in the 4*400m relay final to put his team in a strong position right behind the eventual winners.His West Texas A&M team finished third with an outstanding 3min 07.56 seconds.last_img

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