Hugues Fabrice Zango, a triple jumper representing Burkina Faso, is in a good shape.
Hugues Fabrice Zango
, who won the 2019 World Championship
bronze in Doha, was the first three-jumper in the world to cross the 18-meter limit on indoor tracks on Saturday. Zango's result in Aubiere, France, was 18.07.
Zango set the indoor track world record from his own coach Teddy Tamgho
, who jumped 17.92 at the 2011 European Indoor Championships
final in Paris.
Zango’s previous record of 17.77 was set in February 2020. His medal in Doha was the first World Championship or Olympic medal in athletics in the history of Burkina Faso.