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noun Track and Field.

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.

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Also called hop, step, and jump.

Origin of triple jump

First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for triple jump

triple jump

noun

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
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