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How Sweet It Is! Ubas bags long jump gold in Finland meet

Janry Ubas has captured his second straight gold medal in less than three months following his latest feat in the Motonet Grand Prix in Finland (Photo from PATAFA)

Janry Ubas pocketed won a gold medal in the men’s long jump after leaping 7.86 meters at the Motonet Grand Prix in Lappeenranta, Finland Thursday morning (Manila time).

Ubas dominated the 10-man field while trying to qualify for the World Athletics Championships in Budapest from 19 to 27 August.

Hometown bet Kasperi Vehmaa came in second with 7.75m while Zane Branco of Australia settled for the bronze medal with 7.70m.

Finnish long jumper Kristian Pulli ended up fourth  place at 7.66m  while compatriot Otto Pulkkinen rounded off the top five with 7.39m.

Ubas was ripe to win a gold medal, especially after winning his first ever gold in the recent Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia after a series of heartbreaking setbacks.

This time, the 29-year-old pride of Villanueva, Misamis Oriental has captured his second straight gold medal in less than three months.

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