Athletics

Erme Valley triple jumper Trigg sets new indoor PB in Albuquerque

Sam Trigg (picture courtesy of Mike Mulcahy/UNM Athletics).

Sam Trigg (picture courtesy of Mike Mulcahy/UNM Athletics).

ERME Valley Harriers triple jumper Sam Trigg impressed in his opening competition of 2017.

Trigg, competing for the University of New Mexico, took victory in the Cherry and Silver Invitational Meet in Albuquerque on Saturday.

The former Ivybridge Community College pupil and Oxford University graduate set a new indoor best of 15.58 metres to claim the win.

Trigg, whose legal outdoor PB is 15.74m, has moved up to third in the early UK rankings behind Nathan Fox and Nathan Douglas.

The Devon athlete is currently in his second year of a masters course at the University of New Mexico.

Watch video of Trigg claiming victory HERE.

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