• Guowei Zhang Surprises in Oslo

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Diamond League  Oslo - China's  Guowei Zhang surprised everyone byt taking the win at 2015 Exxson Mobil Bislett games in Norway's capital on Thursday night.

The 2014 Asian games silver medalist Zhang cleared 2.36m beating competition favorites Barshim and Bondarenko.  Zhang then asked for 2.40m but failed to clear in all three attempts.

Italia's Marco Fassinotti and Qatar's superstar Essa Mutaz Barshim cleared 2.33m to finish second and third respectively. 

Results High Jump Men

1. Zhang Guowei (CHN) 2.36 m
2. Marco Fassinotti (ITA) 2.33
3. Mutaz Essa Barshim (QAT) 2.33
3. Erik Kynard (USA) 2.33
5. Bohdan Bondarenko (UKR) 2.33
6. Daniil Tsyplakov (RUS) 2.29
6. Derek Drouin (CAN) 2.29
8. Ivan Ukhov (RUS) 2.25
9. Andriy Protsenko (UKR) 2.25
10. Mihai Donisan (ROM) 2.25
11. Donald Thomas (BAH) 2.20


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