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Nelson Evora leaps to the gold medal for Portugal in men's triple jump. Phillips Idowu of Great Britain holds the lead over Leevan Sands in the third round with a distance of 17.62m. In round 4, Evora registers a jump of 17.67m and that is enough to ensure the gold medal. Athletics Triple Jump Men Final - Beijing 2008 - Nelson Evora (POR), Phillips Idowu (GBR), Leevan Sands (BAH)