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Christian Taylor wins triple jump

Updated: August 6, 2011, 2:41 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Carmelita Jeter and Walter Dix won the sprints, Sanya Richards-Ross captured the 400 and triple jumper Christian Taylor upset the world champion Saturday in a strong showing by Americans at the Crystal Palace Diamond League meet.

U.S. champion Taylor recorded a leap of 58 feet, ¼ inch, while Phillips Idowu's best of 56 feet was good enough only for third, behind Tosin Oke of Nigeria.

Richards-Ross returned to form in the 400 meters after missing last season because ...

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