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Guyana bags triple jump gold at Commonwealth Games

Guyana’s Troy Doris shows his jubilation after winning gold in the men’s triple jump. Photograph: Dita Alangkara/AP

Guyana’s Troy Doris bagged the gold in the men’s triple jump at the Commonwealth Games.

In field events action, Troy Doris won the triple jump for Guyana with his 16.88m leap from the second round, reported Athletics Weekly.

Dominica’s Yordanys Durañona secured silver and Cameroon’s Marcel Mayack II bronze as England’s Nathan Douglas finished fifth with a best of 16.35m in a series which featured four fouls.

Troy Doris displays his Gold Medal shortly after receiving it at the Commonwealth Games being held at Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.