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Yulimar Rojas

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Yulimar Andrea Rojas Rodríguez (also known as Yolimar Rojas; born 21 October 1995) is a Venezuelan athlete. She was born in Caracas, Venezuela. She holds the women's triple jump world records: her personal best of 15.67 m, the world record, was set in Tokyo, Japan, on 1 August 2021.[1]

Rojas won an Olympic gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

She also holds the indoor world record of 15.43 m, which she set in Madrid, Spain, on 22 February 2020.[2]

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  1. "Athletics - Final Results". Olympics. 2021-08-01. Archived from the original on 2021-08-01. Retrieved 2021-08-01.
  2. "Rojas breaks world indoor triple jump record in Madrid with 15.43m | REPORT | World Athletics". Archived from the original on 2020-02-22. Retrieved 2021-08-01.