World record holder, Zango of Burkina Faso: Holding first African world record in jumping event.

At the 2020 Summer Olympics, Hugues Fabrice Zango of Burkina Faso won the the bronze medal in the men's triple jump with a remarkable distance of 17.47 meters. At the earlier heats of the final qualification, Zango qualified with a distance of 16.83 meters


He won the first Burkina Faso's first Olympic medal in style being ranked the fourth in the world. Fabrice Zango specialises in the triple jump and the long jump. Holding the world indoor record in the triple jump with a jump of 18.07 m.