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The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English, 08-08-19
From: The Hellenic Radio (ERA) <www.ert.gr/>
 Debetzi not through Long Jump Final19 Αυγ 2008 09:08:00
By Thanasis Karlos
Pigi Debetzi, who won bronze medal in triple jump, did not make it through to long jump final finishing 9th in the A preliminary group with a 6.57m jump and ranked 15th overall. Her jump was just 3cm shorter of Jamaican athlete 6.60m who finished 12th and advanced to final. Debetzi said it was a difficult preliminary, she tried hard and risked to achieve a 6.70m jump but had two disallowed jumps, uncommon for her.
Lika Failed Javelin Throw Final
Sabba Lika with a 59.11m throw did not advance in women javelin throw final, finishing 9th in A preliminary group and 15th overall. A total of 12 athletes made through to women javelin throw final with the best performance 67.69m achieved by Czech world champion Barbara Spotakova.
Translated by Chrisanthi Sarantis