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English definition of “the triple jump”

the triple jump

noun [S]    
a sports event in which the competitor jumps from one foot and lands on it, then jumps from one foot and lands on the other, and finally jumps with both feet : She's the European triple jump champion .Athletics triple jumper     noun [C] AthleticsCompetitors and participants in sports and games
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