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2008 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Women's Triple Jump
Qualification rule: qualification standard 14.30m or at least best 8 qualifiedPos Athlete Country Mark Q Attempts1 2 399 !DQ Hrysopiyí Devetzí  Greece 14.63 Q, doping 14.631 Yargelis Savigne  Cuba 14.56 Q 13.93 14.25 14.562 Marija Šestak  Slovenia 14.46 Q 13.75 14.463 Yamilé Aldama  Sudan 14.38 SB Q 14.02 14.07 14.384 Olha Saladukha  Ukraine 14.34 Q 14.16 14.345 Olesya Bufalova  Russia 14.26 q X 14.10 14.266 Xie Limei  China 14.25 q 14.02 14.25 12.047 Olga Rypakova  Kazakhstan 14.20 q X 14.20 14.018 Teresa Nzola Meso  France 14.1713.99 14.17 14.109 Adelina Gavrila  Romania 14.1114.11 14.05 14.1110 Anna Pyatykh  Russia 13.99X 13.99 13.6811 Biljana Topic  Serbia 13.9713.97 13.78 13.6912 Patricia Sarrapio  Spain 13.86X X 13.8613 Cristina Bujin  Romania 13.7813.35 1
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2008 IAAF World Indoor Championships
The 2008 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics
IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics
were held at the Luis Puig Palace
Luis Puig Palace
in Valencia, Spain, March 7–9, 2008.Contents1 Bid 2 Results2.1 Men 2.2 Women3 Medal table 4 Participating nations 5 References 6 External linksBid[edit] Valencia was announced the winning bidder by the IAAF
IAAF
on November 13, 2005 at an IAAF
IAAF
Council meeting in Moscow, Russia.[1] Results[edit] Men[edit] 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012Event Gold Silver Bronze60 m details Olusoji A
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Olesya Bufalova
Olesya Aleksandrovna Zabara (née Bufalova) (Russian: Олеся Александровна Забара; born October 6, 1982) is a Russian triple jumper. She finished fifth at the 2006 European Athletics Championships
2006 European Athletics Championships
and second (14.50 metres, indoor personal best) at the 2007 European Indoor Championships. She finished tenth at the 2007 World Championships. In 2008, she improved her personal indoor best to 14.54 metres in Tula
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Marija Šestak
Marija Šestak
Marija Šestak
(Serbian Cyrillic: Марија Шестак; born Martinović, Мартиновић on 17 April 1979 in Kragujevac, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a Slovenian triple jumper of Serbian descent. She is married to Slovenian 400 metres runner Matija Šestak. She was granted Slovenian citizenship on 13 July 2006. Her personal best jump is 15.08 metres, achieved on 13 February 2008 in Athens
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Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°07′N 14°49′E / 46.117°N 14.817°E / 46.117; 14.817 Republic
Republic
of SloveniaRepublika Slovenija  (Slovene) Flag Coat of arms Anthem: Zdravljica (English: "A Toast")[i]Location of Slovenia (dark green)– in Europe (green & dark grey)– in the European Union (green)Capitaland largest cityLjubljana46°03′N 14°30′E / 46.050°N 14.500°E / 46.050; 14.500Official languagesSlovene[ii]Ethnic gr
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Olga Rypakova
Olga Rypakova
Olga Rypakova
(Russian: Ольга Сергеевна Рыпакова; née Alekseyeva; 30 November 1984) is a Kazakh track and field athlete. Originally a heptathlete, she switched to focus on the long jump and began to compete in the triple jump after 2007. Her first successes came in the combined events at Asian competitions – she won the women's pentathlon at the 2005 Asian Indoor Games
Asian Indoor Games
and took the heptathlon gold at the 2006 Asian Games
Asian Games
the following year. She competed in both jumping events at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
2008 Beijing Olympics
and finished fourth in the triple jump with an Asian record of 15.11 metres. Rypakova has represented Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
at the 2007 and 2009 World Championships in Athletics
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Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan[b] (Kazakh: Қазақстан, translit. Qazaqstan, IPA: [qɑzɑqˈstɑn] ( listen); Russian: Казахстан, IPA: [kəzɐxˈstan]), officially the Republic
Republic
of Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
(Kazakh: Қазақстан Республикасы, translit. Qazaqstan Respýblıkasy; Russian: Республика Казахстан, tr. Respublika Kazakhstan),[4][13] is the world's largest landlocked country, and the ninth largest in the world, with an area of 2,724,900 square kilometres (1,052,100 sq mi).[4][14] Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
is the dominant nation of Central Asia
Central Asia
economically, generating 60% of the region's GDP, primarily through its oil/gas industry
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Hrysopiyí Devetzí
Hrysopiyi "Piyi" Devetzi (Greek: Χρυσοπηγή Δεβετζή, [xrisopiˈʝi ðeveˈdzi], born January 2, 1976[1] in Alexandroupoli) is a retired Greek athlete who competed in the triple jump and long jump. She won the triple jump silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics
2004 Summer Olympics
with 15.25 and the triple jump bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics with 15.23. At the 2004 Summer Olympics
2004 Summer Olympics
semifinal she set a Greek record of 15.32 metres. This performance ranked her in the fourth place of all time triple jumpers, after the world record holder, Inessa Kravets, her greatest rival Tatyana Lebedeva
Tatyana Lebedeva
and the twice-olympic gold medalist Françoise Mbango Etone. She won another silver medal at the 2006 European Athletics Championships
European Athletics Championships
in Gothenburg, losing the gold at the last jump by Tatyana Lebedeva
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Greece
Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία), also known as Hellas (Greek: Ελλάς), is a sovereign state located in Southern and Southeast Europe. Its population is approximately 10.7 million as of 2018; Athens
Athens
is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki. Situated on the southern tip of the Balkan Peninsula, Greece
Greece
is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. It shares land borders with Albania
Albania
to the northwest, North Macedonia
North Macedonia
and Bulgaria
Bulgaria
to the north, and Turkey
Turkey
to the northeast
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Yamilé Aldama
Yamilé Aldama
Yamilé Aldama
Pozo (Arabic: جميلة الداما‎; born 14 August 1972) is an international triple jumper currently competing for Great Britain after formerly representing Cuba
Cuba
and Sudan.Contents1 Life and career 2 Achievements 3 References 4 External linksLife and career[edit] Aldama was born in Havana, Cuba, and initially represented her country of birth. At first she competed in high jump and heptathlon events, but in 1994 she tried triple jump and two years later qualified for the Olympic team for 1996 Summer Olympics.[1] Unable to compete there due to injury next year she reached the final at the 1997 IAAF
IAAF
World Indoor Championships finishing in sixth place
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Sudan
The Sudan
Sudan
or Sudan
Sudan
(/suːˈdæn, -ˈdɑːn/ ( listen);[8][9] Arabic: السودان‎ as-Sūdān) also known as North Sudan
Sudan
since South Sudan's independence and officially the Republic
Republic
of the Sudan[10] (Arabic: جمهورية السودان‎ Jumhūriyyat as-Sūdān), is a country in Northern Africa. It is bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea, Eritrea
Eritrea
and Ethiopia
Ethiopia
to the east, South Sudan
Sudan
to the south, the Central African Republic
Central African Republic
to the southwest, Chad
Chad
to the west and Libya
Libya
to the northwest
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Olha Saladukha
Olha Saladuha (Ukrainian: Ольга Саладуха, born 4 June 1983) is a Ukrainian triple jumper.Contents1 Biography 2 Achievements 3 Personal bests 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksBiography[edit] Saladuha took up athletics at the same club as Sergey Bubka, originally as a sprint hurdler before switching to triple jumping. In 1998 she set a European age-group record of 13.32 meters. Subsequently, she finished fifth at the 2002 World Junior Championships in Athletics. After struggling with injuries for the next two years and briefly retiring from the sport, she made steady progress, finishing fourth at the 2006 European Athletics Championships and winning the gold at the 2007 Summer Universiade
Universiade
with a personal best of 14.79 meters.[1] At the end of 2008 Saladuha took a year out of competition to start a family, giving birth to a daughter, Diana
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Ukraine
42,418,235 [4] (32nd)• 2001 census48,457,102[3]• Density73.8/km2 (191.1/sq mi) (115th)GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate• Total$366 billion[5] (50th)• Per capita$8,656[5] (114th)GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate• Total$104 billion[5] (62nd)• Per capita$2,459[5] (132nd)Gini (2015)  25.5[6] low · 18thHDI (2015)  0.743[7] high · 84thCurrency Ukrainian hryvnia
Ukrainian hryvnia
(UAH)Time zone EET (UTC+2[8])• Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)Drives on the rightCalling code +380 ISO 3166 code UA Internet
Internet
TLD.ua .укрAn independence referendum was held on 1 December, after which Ukrainian independence was finalized on 26 December.This article contains Cyrillic text
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Russia
Coordinates: 60°N 90°E / 60°N 90°E / 60; 90Russian Federation Росси́йская Федерaция (Russian) Rossiyskaya FederatsiyaFlagCoat of armsAnthem:  "Gosudarstvenny gimn Rossiyskoy Federatsii"  (transliteration) "State Anthem of the Russian Federation"Location of Russia
Russia
(green) Russian-administered Crimea
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Yargelis Savigne
Yargelis Savigne
Yargelis Savigne
Herrera (born 13 November 1984 in Niceto Pérez, Guantanamo) is a Cuban athlete competing in the triple jump and long jump. Her international breakthrough came in 2005, when she, competing in both the triple and long jump events at the 2005 World Championships, won a silver medal and finished fourth, respectively. She continued her form throughout the year to place third at the World Athletics Final with 14.81. She won a gold medal at the 2007 World Championships in the triple jump, with a distance of 15.28 m. At the 2008 World Indoor Championships, Savigne lay in second before her final attempt, with an area record of 14.95 m, behind Hrysopiyi Devetzi's Greek record of 15.00 m. However, Savigne jumped 15.05 m on her final attempt to take the gold medal. Savigne won her second major outdoor gold medal at the 2009 World Championships
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Xie Limei
Xie Limei (simplified Chinese: 谢荔梅; traditional Chinese: 謝荔梅; pinyin: Xiè Lìméi; born June 27, 1986) is a Chinese triple jumper. She won the silver medal at the 2004 World Junior Championships and gold medals at the 2005 Asian Championships and the 2006 Asian Games. She also competed at the 2006 World Indoor Championships without reaching the final
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