Shara Proctor raring to go for gold at Rio and put 2012 pain behind her Long jumper was overwhelmed by the occasion at London 2012 but is in a better place after battling back from a thigh injury that left her unable to walk
6/12/14 OSLO: USA’s Tianna Bartoletta Grabs Long Jump Gold at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games on Wed evening!! Tianna leapt 7.02m in the 2nd rd of the long jump & her furthest leap was enough to grab victory. The 2006 World Indoor Champion finished comfortably ahead of GB’s World Indoor 4th-placer, Shara Proctor w/ 6.78m in the 4th rd.
Shara Proctor’s outstanding seven metre jumps clinch silver lining
For someone who had just had a gold medal snatched away, Shara Proctor had a big smile on her face. Proctor had become the first British long jumper to leap more than seven metres, then she did it again for good measure, only to have the chance of becoming world champion taken from her with the third-last jump of the competition. Proctor had taken the lead with a huge British record leap of 7.07 metres in the third round of the final at the Bird’s Nest Stadium, which she had followed with…
Christian Taylor soars to gold in world championships triple jump
Shara Proctor, Anguillian long-jumper and holder of the British long jump record, jumps for more than joy at the #Olympics! Wish her success at Anguilla Facebook... https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=482771291752720=a.137020436327809.20606.117305311632655=1_id=1524438=0_comments=15