Track and Field - the queen of sports - is the most popular Olympic sport. Israeli athletes began participating in Olympic track and field in 1952.
Track and field includes 47 Olympic events - running, jumping and throwing. The triple jump begins with a run up start and is then comprised of the hop, the step and the jump.In the triple jump event conducted at the first modern Olympics in 1896 all three stages started with the same leg. The current style was first instated in the Paris games of 190.
Issue: June 2016
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