Bartoletta jumped 6.97m on her 6th attempt in the final round to secure 3rd place and in doing so, she adds to her vast collection of international hardware. Her latest medal complements the Long Jump golds she won at the World Championships in 2005 and 2015 along with her victory in the same event at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Prior to her professional career, Tianna (Madison) Bartoletta competed for Ohio's Elyria High School and the University of Tennessee, where she still holds the Long Jump team records of 20-7.25 and 22-8.5 respectively.
Ohio's Tianna Bartoletta recorded a jump of 6.97m on her 6th attempt to secure the bronze.
Again, congratulations to Tianna Bartoletta on the latest accomplishment in her decorated career in athletics!
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