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BARTOLETTA WANTS TO DOUBLE

AFTER finishing third in the 100m, 2015 world long jump champion Tianna Bartoletta would like to double up at the Rio Olympics.

However, the American, who also won long jump world gold in 2005 and has run 10.85 for 100m, has a major obstacle in that the long jump final at the US Olympic trials is scheduled for just 38 minutes before the first round of the sprint event.

“How I place there will determine the rest of the season,” said Bartoletta.

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