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• Team Europe amass a narrow lead after day one of The Match

Team Europe might have only taken six individual victories on the first day of The Match Europe v USA in Minsk on Monday (9) but the home contingent has amassed a lead - albeit a slender one over the Americans with 328 to 312 points - heading into the second day.

The star performer at the Dinamo National Olympic Stadium was home star Maksim Nedasekau who delivered a full complement of points for Team Europe in the men’s high jump. 

The European silver medallist further demonstrated his excellent temperament on the big stage by clearing 2.33m on his first attempt to ensure the individual victory and nine points ahead of his Team Europe teammate Ilya Ivanyuk, who won bronze behind Nedasekau at the European Championships last summer.

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