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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And she insists the high jump will remain a bonus event, with her focus on finally cracking the heptathlon, where she has often struggled to put seven quality events together.
But I felt I grasped the opportunity even though I lost over 200 points in the high jump.
Lucy Wilding was third in the 300m and high jump and Kari Baker finished third in the 200m.
For the boys, Adam Simmons broke the high jump record and Liam McNally won the triple jump.
He started with race walking but boredom led him then to distance running and his talent as well as good co-ordination to the high jump when he was 15.
She was also second in the 200 and fourth in the 100 hurdles and high jump.
Believe me, the high jump can be an exhilarating sport in that you're always trying to jump that couple of centimetres higher.
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.
U15 boys: Alex Dixon (first 100m, second - 200m); Hedley Wordsworth (second - B 100m, third - B 200m); Nathan Wood-Gordon (second - 300m & long jump); Nathan Alfod (first - B 300m); Cameron Spence (first 800m); Ryan Stallard (first - 800m); Luke Petit (second - 1500m); Oscar Brown (second - B 1500m); Adam Cowperthwaite (first - high jump, second - sprint hurdles & javelin); Tom Macleod (first - hammer, second - discus); D Brazukas (third - B discus & shot); Matthew Barnell (second - B shot); Finn Cousin-Dawson (second - B long jump and high jump).
Along with setting a personal-best in the high jump, Crockett has been dabbling in multiple events at meets this season, and today she'll participate in her first career heptathlon during Day 1 of the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field.
Sophomore Laura Pumphrey won the high jump for the third straight weekend at a regional championship, while former Oxford High star Noelle Richard (56.
Chris Lillico (Blyth) and Jodie Williams (Chester-le-Street) were winners of the high jump and long jump respectively.