high jump


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high jump

a. an athletic event in which a competitor has to jump over a high bar set between two vertical supports
b. (as modifier): high-jump techniques
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At under-17 level, the 200m and high jump were won by Gateshead's Lucy Turner.
KJB during her high jump Jessica Ennis after her heptahtlon hurdles world best yesterday
The high jump caters for all different levels of ability and there are many events where you can meet and compete against people of similar age and standard.
Thomas turned to track and field full-time and transferred to Auburn, where he became an All-American and claimed the 2007 NCAA indoor high jump crown.
Adam Cowperthwaite - second, B hurdles and high jump.
That was the same day she set her PR in the high jump at 6-0 1/2 , the sixth-best mark in the nation this season and tied for third all-time at Oregon.
Junior Andrew Johnson was sixth in the high jump (6-5) and sophomore Duy Truong, a former Doherty High star, was eighth in the 100 (10.
The Welsh Athletics indoor international (formerly Celtic Cup) will see two athletes from each country compete in the 60m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 60m hurdles, Long Jump, Triple Jump, High Jump, Shot Putt, Pole Vault and 4x200m relay.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Keyvan Ghanbarzadeh qualified for the final round of the high jump competitions in the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China on Sunday morning.
3 seconds in his 75m hurdles, clearing 1-36m in the high jump, and hitting 8.
The bizarre acrobatics are actually part of a gruelling fitness regime the UK No1 is following at the University of Miami, but Andy couldn't pass up the chance to show off his own high jump style - leaving his coaches in fits.
Dencer finished second in the state in the high jump, giving the school eight of its 24 points for a third-place team finish.