Luvo Manyonga sets African record and WL in Metz with his 8.40m LJ


In 2016, Luvo Manyonga took the silver in the Olympics.

Manyonga_Luvo-Worlds18.jpgLuvo Manyonga, photo by

In 2017, Luvo Manyonga took the gold in London World Championships. Manyonga has a jump of 8.65 meters to his credit. Amazing ability, great speed, Luvo has had to battle drug addiction to unleash his talents.

At the world Indoors, Luvo had two legal jumps, 8. 33 meters and 8.44 meters, plus four fouls. Manyonga took silver to Cuban Echavarria's 8.46 meter for gold.

Here's our interview with Luvo after his silver medal performance.

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