• Tamberi and Fassinotti clear 2.35m

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Italian high jumpers Gianmarco Tamberi and Marco Fassinotti set a new Italian indoor record and world leading mark at the International high jump meet in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia on Thursday night.

Both Marco Fassinotti and Gianmarco Tamberi are now sharing Italian indoor record after they both cleared 2.35m. The event winner was less experienced Tamberi who beat Fassinotti on a count back.  At the Beijing world championships the23-year-old Tamberi was 8th while the 26-year-old Fassinotti took 6th place. 

Third place in the event took the 2007 world high jump champion Donald Thomas of Bahamas with his season's best mark of 2.33m. 

Men's results

1 ITA TAMBERI Gianmarco 01.06.1992 Italy 235 WL, NRI
2 ITA FASSINOTTI Marco 29.04.1989 Italy 235 WL, NRI
3 BAH THOMAS Donald 01.07.1984 Bahamas 233
4 GBR GRABARZ Robbie 03.10.1987 Great Britain & NI 233 SB
5 SVK BUBENÍK Matúš 14.11.1989 Slovak republic 230 PB
6 GRE BANIÓTIS Konstadínos 06.11.1986 Greece 230
7 CZE BÁBA Jaroslav 02.09.1984 Czech republic 227 SB
8 ITA CHESANI Silvano 17.07.1978 Italy 224 SB
=9 ROU DONISAN Mihai 24.07.1988 Romania 220 SB
=9 GBR KANDU Chris 10.09.1995 Great Britain & NI 220
=9 USA WILLIAMS Jesse 27.12.1983 United states 220 SB
12 SVK BEER Lukáš 23.08.1989 Slovak republic 220 SB
13 BAH BARRY Trevor 14.06.1983 Bahamas 215
14 BAH WILSON Jamal 01.09.1988 Bahamas 215

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