Danger: Long jump could be extinct

25 July 2021 - 00:00 By david isaacson

Ruswahl Samaai and Cheswill Johnson lead SA's assault on the long-jump pit at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, but a former great is warning that they could be an endangered species.

The men's long jump has been one of the heavy hitters of SA athletics for more than a decade, with no fewer than four competitors landing medals at all the top international meets, from the Olympics and world championships to the Commonwealth Games and the continental competitions...

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