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• Triple jumper Edwards critical of Diamond League cuts

Triple jump world record holder Jonathan Edwards has strongly criticized the IAAF’s Diamond League for cutting his and 7 more events from the circuit’s 2020 program.

Briton Edwards jumped 18.29 meters in 1995 and his world mark still stands despite the best efforts of American Christian Taylor who has dominated the triple jump in recent years.

“There are so many things wrong with World Athletics decision re Diamond League events but what Usain Bolt showed athletics is that it’s not about events but personalities and to exclude and alienate one of the sport’s true stars @Taylored2jump (Christian Taylor) is beyond comprehension,” Edwards said on Twitter on Saturday.

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