Christian Taylor looking forward to the 2017 World Championships in London

The Olympic champion hopes to complete a treble of world triple jump titles when he returns to the UK capital

Christian Taylor is looking for his third world title this summer and thinks London is a great place to have the event.

“I expect London 2017 to be very similar to the 2012 Olympics,” the American says, looking ahead to August’s IAAF World Championships. “I have also competed in the Diamond League in London, as well as the Olympics and there is always a fantastic crowd.

“The energy will be quite different from – and better than – some of the other championships; the crowd in London is always very knowledgeable about athletics. ATHLETICS WEEKLY

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