Christian Taylor wins men's triple jump
DAEGU, South Korea -- Christian Taylor went from newcomer in the triple jump to the world champion.
The 21-year-old American jumped a world-leading 58 feet, 11¼ inches for gold and held off defending champion Phillips Idowu, who finished with a leap of 58-3¾. American Will Claye jumped 57-5.
"This is a blessing," Taylor said. "It's been such a journey. I came to win and I am extremely happy with the results."
This was supposed to be Idowu's gold, expected to retain ...
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