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HIGHER, FURTHER AT 3032 !

 

On August 16th at 11 am, discover the world's highest athleticism meeting on Grande Motte glacier!

 

Innovative, original, unexpected, unbelievable... Words are missing to qualify this exceptional event !

 

And the challenge sounds big for the athletes and for the organizers, one of the planet's highest athleticism meeting at the bottom of the Glacier at 3032 m high... You have never seen anything like this !

 

No stadium or traditional running track but a unique device for an exceptionnal challenge with to contests :

  • Long Jump
  • Triple jump

 

Records are in the air for world's best athelticism athletes...
A few days after the World Chamionship in Athletics, the athletes will enjoy the benefits of the high to reach the best world's performances and even try to beat the world's records.

 

PROGRAMME :

11am: Begining of long jump contest & Prize giving

1pm: Begining of triple jump contest  & Prize giving

 

HOW TO ACCESS ?

To enjoy this exceptional world records attempts with a fantatisc view over the glacier of the Grande Motte, the funicular will be exceptionnaly at 1€ ! To be there at 11am, we advise you to take the funicular at 10am or 10.30am.

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they WERE be there 

 

long jump

  • Jeff Henderson (USA)
  • Luvo Manyonga (RSA)
  • Kafétien Gomis (FRA)
  • Jean-Pierre Bertrand (FRA)
  • Damar Forbes (JAM)
  • Emiliano Lasa (URU)

 

Actual World's records :

Men's long jump : 8,95 m by Mike Powell (USA) in 1991

 

TRIPLE JUMP

  • Christian Taylor (USA)
  • Will Claye (USA)
  • Christian Napoles (CUB)
  • Alexis Copello (AZE)
  • Jean-Marc Pontvianne (FRA)
  • Omar Craddock (USA)

 

Actual World's records :

Triple jump : 18,29 m by Jonathan Edwards (GBR) in 1995

 

RESULTS

 

LONG JUMP

  • 1st : Luvo Manyonga - 8m46
  • 2nd : Kafétien Gomis - 8m22
  • 3rd : Damar Forbes - 8m06

 

TRIPLE JUMP

  • 1st : Will Claye - 17m42
  • 2nd : Christian Taylor -16m99
  • 3rd : Alexis Copello - 16m95

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