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Nelson Evora Claims Portugal 1st Triple Jump Gold

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)

Athletics, Beijing 2008, EVORA, Nelson, Great Britain, IDOWU, Phillips, Portugal, SANDS, Leevan, triple jump, Men,

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