Washington's Taiwo sets world record

Washington's Taiwo sets world record

Washington's Taiwo sets world record

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by Associated Press

KING5.com

Posted on February 9, 2013 at 12:49 PM

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) -- Washington's Jeremy Taiwo set a world record when he cleared 7 feet, 4 1/2 inches in the high jump segment of the heptathlon at the Boise State Challenge on Friday.
 

Taiwo just edged the record of 7-4 1/4 for the high jump portion of the event. His previous best was 6-11 1/2.
 

Taiwo won all four events on the first day of the heptathlon and leads the overall standings with 3,570 points.
 

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