Aldama finally jumps into GB vest
- From the section Athletics
Yamile Aldama represents Great Britain in the triple jump final on Thursday, the day after her son's first birthday and 10 years after moving to the UK from her native Cuba.
Fourth at the Sydney Olympics, Aldama competed for Sudan at the 2004 Games after failing to gain her British citizenship in time.
Aldama finally jumps into GB vest had to cope with a new country and two small children alone after her husband was sent to prison for drug traffiking.