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Jazmin Sawyers celebrates silver (Frank Augstein/AP/Press Association Images)

Long jumper Jazmin Sawyers is streets ahead at Great City Games in Manchester

11 May 2015

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games silver-medalist Jazmin Sawyers leapt to an impressive victory when several University of Bath-based athletes competed in the Great City Games on Saturday. Sawyers saved the best until last in the women’s long jump competition, staged on the streets of Manchester city centre, by clearing 6.44m into a head-wind to beat Holland’s Dafne Schippers by 4cm. She tweeted: “Chuffed to bits to win. Love the street athletics set-up, crowd was so much...

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