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Commonwealth Medalist Thea LaFond Down Dominica Record

The 2018 Gold Coast Triple Jump bronze medalist, Thea LaFond has thrown out Dominic Republic triple jump record of 14.22m by Ana Jose Tima. The 26 years old ebony, was in terrific form at the Liberty Invitation in Lynchburg, US on Saturday (23). She jumped a new distance of 14.52m a world lead.

During the 2018 Commonwealth Games, LaFond created history by becoming the first Dominican athlete to win a medal for Dominica at the Commonwealth Games after securing a bronze medal in the women’s triple jump event.

Full Results: Indoor

Men

60m Glenmour Osbourne 6.71

200m (22) Guy Maganga Gorra (gab) 21.17 1h1

500m (23) 1 Jhon Alejandro Perlaza (col) 1:00.66; 2 Trequan Barnes 1:02.82

Mile (23) 1 El Hocine Bouchrak (esp) 4:11.70; 2 Siro Pina (esp) 4:13.82

3.000m (23) El Hocine Bouchrak (esp) 8:27.57

High Jump-(23) 1 Roderick Townsend 2.16; 2 Kris Kornegay-Gober 2.16

Pole Vault- (23) 1 Scott Houston 5.75; 2 Austin Miller 5.52; 3 Keon Howe 5.42

Shot Put-(23) 1 José Ballivián 17.85; 2 Chris Van Niekerk (rsa) 17.43

Weight Throw- (22) Jurcek Korpik Lesjak (slo) 18.94

Heptathlon (21-22) Tyler Grob 5.270p (7.35; 6.42; 13.94; 1.85 – 8.72; 5.00; 2:54.87)

Women

60m Melissa Jefferson 7.49 1h4

200m (22) Jordan Lavender 24.08 1h1

400m (23) Jermaisha Arnold 54.36

500m (23) Yanique Haye-Smith (jam) 1:12.17

Mile (23) 1 Anna Shields 4:44.96; 2 Famke Heinst (ned) 4:55.09

3.000m (23) Famke Heinst (ned) 9:40.99

Pole Vault- (23) 1 Megan Zimlich 4.23; 2 Sydney Horn 4.23; 3 Sommer Knight 4.13; Hayley Horvath 4.13; 5 Nathalie Elliott 4.13

Shot Put-(23) 1 Brittany Cox 15.54 … 3 Naomi Mojica (mex) 14.89

Weight Throw- (22) … Naomi Mojica (mex) 17.72

Pentathlon (21) Beatrice Puiu (rou) 4.036p (8.74; 1.71; 13.04; 5.79; 2:30.40); 2 Sarah Glidden 3.998p (8.76; 1.74; 10.38; 5.78; 2:21.98)

By discernsportblog

Former sprinter, Taewondo and Badminton Player. Sport Physiotherapist

2 replies on “Commonwealth Medalist Thea LaFond Down Dominica Record”

This article is so wrong and misleading. Thea is from the Commonwealth of Dominica, not from the Dominican Republic. Learn you guys geography before writing.

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