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Berrabahs 8.40m

03.10.2009 World

Yahya Berrabah establiahed the major performance of the 2nd day of the athletics at the Francophone Games (2) by winning the Long Jump with 8.40m (wind +1.0), a new Games and Moroccan Record.

Yet, the competition didn’t start in the best way for the 27-year-old. After two fouls, he registered his first mark in the third round, 7.71 (wind +0.8), but his main opponent, the tall (1.92) Senegalese Ndiss Kaba Badji, had opened with 8.28 (+0.8), followed by a foul and had then increased his leading mark to 8.32m (+1.9), which improved his personal best set in 2005(8.30m altitude).

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