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Florida’s Moore becomes only female athlete in world indoor history to boast 7-meter long jump and 15-meter triple jump, Texas’ Alfred delivers spectacular 6.94 and 22.01 sprint double, with Georgia’s Garland challenging Eaton’s all-time global heptathlon mark by accumulating 6,639 points

By Erik Boal, DyeStat Editor

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Jasmine Moore continued to show why she is already the greatest combination jumper in American history at age 21 at the NCAA Division 1 Indoor Championships.

Julien Alfred, 21, and Kyle Garland, 22, were both ecstatic about their performances at the Albuquerque Convention Center, which established them as the No. 2 competitors in global indoor history, and gave them both significant motivation to continue to chase the legends in their respective events.


Moore, a Florida junior, became the only female competitor in the world to boast a 15-meter triple jump and 7-meter long jump indoors, achieving the marks less than 24 hours apart to repeat as champion in both events.

Moore surpassed her previous collegiate indoor triple jump record five times in her series Saturday, capped by a sixth-round performance of 49-7.25 (15.12m) to break the American indoor record and elevate to the No. 5 all-time global performer.

Moore opened her long jump competition Friday with a collegiate indoor record 23-0.75 (7.03m) to equal the No. 3 athlete in American indoor history and match the No. 12 all-time global indoor performer.

Ukraine’s Inessa Kravets, along with Russian athletes Tatyana Lebdeva and Yolanda Chen are the only other horizontal jumpers in history with 7-meter and 15-meter credentials on their resumes, all producing the marks outdoors.

Yulimar Rojas of Venezuela, the indoor and outdoor triple jump world record holder, had a 23-10.25 (7.27m) long jump in 2021 in Spain nullified because she was wearing shoes that were not eligible for the competition.

Moore’s dynamic double, which helped her become the only female collegiate athlete in Division 1 indoor history to sweep the long jump and triple jump in consecutive years, wasn’t enough to elevate Florida to a repeat team title, as the Gators finished third with 45 points.

Neither was the sensational sprinting of Alfred, which helped Texas place second with 60 points, just shy of women’s team champion Arkansas, which prevailed in the 4×400-meter relay in a world all-time indoor performance of 3:21.75 ahead of the Longhorns in 3:25.67 to…

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