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Thomas wins gold for Bahamas at the world championships

Thomas wins gold for Bahamas at the world championships

Donald Thomas of Bahamas won the high jump gold medal at the track and field world championships Wednesday on a countback over Yaroslav Rybakov of Russia.
Thomas missed his opening attempt at 2.21 meters and only cleared 2.33 at his third attempt, but was successful with his first leap over 2.35.
Rybakov got the silver and Kyriakos Ioannou of Cyprus the bronze.
All failed three times at 2.37 after clearing 2.35.
Olympic champion Stefan Holm of Sweden finished fourth, failing at 2.35 after perfect start through four previous heights.
Defending champion Yuri Krymarenko failed to make the final.


Updated : 2021-04-13 15:53 GMT+08:00