"Oh my goodness"...and the ease of the style and his landing makes it look like he could go much further! Watch it from the video link HERE on the BBC.
"Idowu made the fifth longest indoor jump of all time and set a new British indoor record to win with 17.75m"
Monday, March 10, 2008
Oro: only one...
Further to my comment to my post below this one re needing a gold, Phillips Idowu duely delivered and helped our standing with the only gold won in the 12th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Valencia making the GREAT BRITAIN & N.I. (GBR) finishing position of 4th in the medal table far more respectable; by this in no way do I mean to belittle the performance of the team to get four silvers. Phillips' triple jump was 'no less than 11cm further than the mark set by Jonathan Edwards in 1998' and to put that in perspective:
Posted by Span Ows at 10:16 am