Bright places fifth at World Juniors

Long jumper, Chantoba Bright finished fifth among 15 jumpers at this year’s World Under-18 Champion-ships which concluded in Nairobi, Kenya yesterday.

Bright disturbed the sand with a best jump of 6.14m, way off her personal best of 6.30m which was recorded at the South American U-20 Championships last month.

The gold medalist at this year’s CARIFTA Games and SA U-20 championships finished behind China’s Luying Gong  (6.37m), Germany’s Lea Sophie Klik (6.30m), France’s Dianne Mouillac (6.28m) and Latvia’s Kitija Paula Melnbarde (6.28m).

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