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• Olympic champ Drouin and Poland´s Bednarek Clear 2.33m in high jump in Banska Bystrica

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Reigning Olympic and World Champion Derek Drouin and Poland´s Sylvester Bednarek were tied for the win at the annual International high jump meet in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia on Wednesday, Feb 7.

In a packed indoor arena, both athletes cleared 2.33m and were tied for the win.  Bednarek, the 2009 world championships bronze medalist, in his 3rd competition this season managed to set a new personal best, while for Canadian Drouin Bankska Bystrica meet was the season opener. 

 In the women´s high jump contest Ukrainian athletes went 1-2 with Irina Herashechenko winning the event with a height of 1.93m and Yulia Levchenko taking second with 1.89m. Reigning Olympic champion Ruth Beitia concluded the podium with 1.89m. 

 
 

Women´s Elite

1 HERASCHENKO Iryna Ukraine 193 SB

2 LEVCHENKO Yulia Ukraine 189

3 BEITIA Ruth Spain 189

=4 TREASURE Alyxandria Canada 189 PB

=4 SKOOG Sofie Sweden 189 SB

=6 HRUBÁ Michaela Czech republic 189

=6 GREEN Emma Sweden 189

=8 AMATA Doreen Nigeria 189 SB

=8 SPENCER Levern Saint Lucia 189

10 MCPHERSON Inika       United States 185

=11 DUNAJSKÁ Tatiana Slovak Republic       180

=11 FURLANI Erika Italy 180

13 ZAVILINSKÁ Monika Slovak Republic 180

14 ŠIMIĆ Ana Croatia 180


Men´s Elite Results

=1 BEDNAREK Sylwester           Poland 233 WIL PB

=1 DROUIN Derek Canada 233 WIL SB

3 SELIVERSTAU Pavel Belarus 231 PB

4 THOMAS Donald Bahamas 231 SB

5 BEER Lukáš Slovakia       228 PB

6 RIVERA-MORALES Edgar Alejandro Mexico 228

7 KYNARD Erik United States 228

8 IVANOV Tihomir Bulgaria 228 PB

=9 ALLAMINE HAMDI Mohamat Qatar 220

=9 BUBENÍK Matúš Slovak Republic 220 SB

=9 CHESANI Silvano Italy 220

12 WILSON Jamal Bahamas 220


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