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Boateng breaks national triple jump record


by Godfred Akoto Boafo
Mathilde Boateng has broken the 23 year old national indoor triple jump record with a leap of 13.10m at a meet in Lille,France.

The French born jumper who recently completed her nationality to compete for Ghana broke the record of 12.94m  that had stood in the name of Juliana Yendork since 1990.

An elated Boateng commented expressed her joy and surprise with a comment on Facebook after realizing her achievement.

“I didn’t know i broke the national record. I’m happy and I hope to jump farther. Thanks for the support .”

Her next target will be the Commonwealth Games in Scotland.

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