22 May 2024
Skvartsova sets Belarus’ new record in triple jump in Sochi

Viyaleta Skvartsova has won a convincing victory in the triple jump event at the Russian Team Championships.

In her sixth attempt, the Belarusian athlete jumped 14.85m to set a personal and national record (the previous record of 14.76m was set by Kseniya Dziatsuk in May 2012). Russia’s Darya Nidbaykina placed second with 14.27m; bronze went to another Russian Ekaterina Koneva who jumped 14.24m.

Earlier, Belarusian Aliona Dubitskaya won the shot put event with 18.62m. Belarusian athlete Alena Trus took silver with 17.90m.

Press service of the NOC of Belarus

Photos courtesy of the organizers