Olympics: Tripple jump gold medalist

Olga Rypakova
Gold: Olga Rypakova, Kazakhstan
Silver: Caterine Ibarguen, Colombia
Bronze: Olha Saladuha, Ukraine

On her third of six jumps, Kazakhstan's Olga Rypakova let fly with a jump of 14.98 meters. No one could meet or beat that mark, and Rypakova won the gold.
Rypakova came in second in this event at the last world championships to Olha Saladuha of Ukraine, who was relegated to third in this competition with a jump of 14.79. Caterine Ibarguen of Colombia took the silver.
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