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Nelson Evora Claims Portugal 1st Triple Jump Gold 0:31

Nelson Evora makes his Olympic dream come true and receives with great pride Portugal's first triple jump gold medal. Evora claims his first Olympic title with a jump of 17.67 metres, 5 centimetres ahead of British Phillips Idowu. Leevan Sands of the Bahamas, earns the bronze medal with a leap of 17.59 meters, setting a national record for his country. Athletics Men's Triple Jump Medal Ceremony- Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Nelson Evora (POR), Phillips Idowu (GBR), Leevan Sands (BAH)

8/22/2008 12:00:00 AM