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IAAF World Indoor Championships in Valencia March 12, 2008

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Greece’s Piyi Devetzi competing at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Valencia on the weekend, where she settled for the silver medal in the women’s triple jump after leading the final most of the way.

11-03-08_devetzi.jpg  Devetzi’s 15-meter leap, a National record, was surpassed by Cuba’s Yargelis Savigne on her final attempt, a 15.05 m performance. ‘I risked everything on the last jump,’ said Savigne. ‘I feel so good, I can’t explain it.’

11-03-08_ioannou.jpg  Cyprus’ Kyriacos Ioannou, with the bronze medal he won at the World Cup in Valencia.  With 2.30 in his third attempt, Kyriacos won the bronze medal. After two unsuccessful attempts at 2.30 and knowing that if it goes through the bar would conquer the bronze medal, has placed flight and sent heaven all Cypriots friends of the track. Kyriacos Ioannou had the same performance in the same efforts with American Manson and thus shared the bronze medal. The first two positions were won by Russia’s Giaroslav Rimpakof and Sweden’s Stefan Holm.

Related Link > http://www.rfea.es/competi/2008valencia/eng/eng_index.htm

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