Jones in fourth place

Barbados’ golden girl Akela Jones is now in fourth place in the women’s Heptathlon after competing in her fifth event, Long Jump, in Rio this morning.

Jones reached 6.20 metres in the first attempt and 6.26 and 6.30 in the second and third attempts respectively.

She has amassed 4907 points to place fourth behind Belgium’s Nafissatou Thiam, Britain’s Jessica Ennis-Hill and Katarina Johnson-Thompson.

Jones will compete tonight in the final two events, the Javelin at 7:00 and the 800m middle distance at 9:50.

3 Responses to Jones in fourth place

  1. Christine Carol-ann Ceecee Waithe
    Christine Carol-ann Ceecee Waithe August 13, 2016 at 12:59 pm

    I hope ur foot ain’t hurt that bad cause I see the pain on her face…

  2. June Roach August 13, 2016 at 8:13 pm

    Akela is doing so very well. I hope she can regain 3rd place and a bronze medal. Best of luck to her.

    • Coralita August 13, 2016 at 10:09 pm

      Agree 100%. Speak positively, life and death are in the power of the tongue.


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