USA Christian Taylor

American Taylor wins triple jump gold

Christian Taylor leaps to the Olympic triple jump title with a jump of 17.81m.

9 Aug 12

GB's Phillips Idowu Idowu devastated by Olympic exit

Team GB

7 Aug 12

Triple jumper Phillips Idowu tells BBC Sport he "can't remember a time when I have performed that badly" after his early exit from the Olympic Games.

Phillips Idowu Idowu fails to make triple jump final

Team GB

7 Aug 12

Phillips Idowu is one of a number of high-profile GB athletes to lose their lottery funding for 2013-14.

Charles Van Commenee Head coach uncertain over Idowu

Athletics

25 Jul 12

Head Coach of UK athletics Charles van Commenee says he "doesn't know" if Phillips Idowu is fit enough to participate at the London games.

Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Taylor USA 17.81 m SB
2 Claye USA 17.62 m
3 Donato ITA 17.48 m
View full results for Men's Triple Jump

Head to Head

Phillips Idowu vs Lyukman Adams

Phillips Idowu

Phillips Idowu One to watch Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (m)

16.53 Men's Triple Jump

Height

1.97m (6'6")

Weight

87kg

Age

36

Lyukman Adams

Lyukman Adams Russian Federation flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

16.78 Men's Triple Jump

Height

1.94m (6'4")

Weight

87kg

Age

26

View the London 2012 medallist table