The Scoop: Keyshawn King Is Your New US No. 1 In The TJ

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. 



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