- a jumping event for distance in which a participant leaps on one foot from a takeoff point, lands on the same foot, steps forward on the other foot, leaps, and lands on both feet.
Origin of triple jump
First recorded in 1960–65
Also called hop, step, and jump.
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- an athletic event in which the competitor has to perform successively a hop, a step, and a jump in continuous movementAlso called: hop, step, and jump