Keyshawn King Crushes Triple Jump At Bojangles
By Bryan Deibel - MileSplit USA
Liberty (SC) High's Keyshawn King jumped t a new US No. 1 mark in the triple jump on Saturday at the Bojangles Classic in Columbia, South Carolina.
King jumped 51 feet, 4.25 inches for a new wind-legal US No. 1 mark. King's mark is over a foot farther than the next-best jump of 50-8.5, which was set by Fountain-Fort Carson High School's Jequan Hogan.
Finishing second with a mark of 50-2 was Jonathan Miller of The St. Michael School in Bridgetown, Barbados, and rounding out the top three was Kevin Snyder of Christ School in North Carolina. Snyder also had a big jump hitting 49-3.25 for a new US No. 6 mark. On top of his third-place finish in the triple jump Snyder also claimed a win in the long jump, going 24-1.00.
Watch King's jump above and check out more coverage from the meet below.
- Page 1: Australian youth Keely Small has a bright future
- Page 2: Mondo Duplantis clears 5.81 meters
- Page 3: Loudoun Valley (VA) High grad Drew Hunter wins B.A.A. mile
- Page 4: Masai Russell absolutely dominates 300mH at Bullis Bulldog Invitational
- Page 5: More big efforts from the Bullis Invitational
- Page 6: Meagen Lowe throws down a big performance in West Coast Relays 1600m
- Page 7: Raymon Ornelas Comes Up With A Big 1600m Win At The Inland Empire Champs
- Page 8: Keyshawn King clears for US No. 1 mark in the triple jump