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High Jumper

Javier Sotomayor

Javier Sotomayor About Cuban track and field athlete who specialized in the high jump and won a gold medal at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. Other Informations He was first sent off to train as a basketball player because of his height. He became the first person to jump higher than eight feet. He married …

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Tim Forsyth

Tim Forsyth About High jumper who won a bronze medal at the 1992 Olympics as well as a bronze at the 1997 World Championships. Other Informations He won silver in the high jump at the 1990 World Junior Championships. He took first in the high jump at the 1994 Commonwealth Games. He was born in …

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Mariya Lasitskene

Mariya Lasitskene About Track and field athlete who is widely recognized for competing in the high jump category of the sport. She won the gold medal in both the 2015 and 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations Championships. Other Informations She competed in the inaugural Summer Youth Olympics. In early 2017, she logged a personal best height …

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Ruth Beitia

Ruth Beitia About Record-setting high jumper from Spain who is considered one of the best in her country. She has taken home gold medals at events like the European Championships and European Indoor Championships. Other Informations She first gained international attention at the World Junior Championships in 1998. Her outdoor best of 2.02 meters and …

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Patrik Sjoberg

Patrik Sjoberg About Swedish high jumper who is the 1987 World Champion and a three-time Olympic medallist. He is the only high jumper to have won medals in more than two Olympics.  Other Informations He was a member of the Örgryte IS club, a sports club based in Gothenburg.  In 2014 he competed on the dance show …

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Hari Shankar Roy

Hari Shankar Roy About Track and field athlete who specialized in the high jump event, and set the Indian record of 2.25 meters in September 2004. Other Informations He was born in the Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal and participated at the IAAF World Youth Championships in Athletics. He won the gold medal in the …

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Stefka Kostadinova

Stefka Kostadinova About Bulgarian athlete who became the world record holder in women’s high jump in 1987 and held it for more than 20 years. Other Informations Through her Olympic career she set seven world record both indoors and out, and jumped over two meters seven times. In 2005 she was selected to lead the …

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Ray Ewry

Ray Ewry About Dominant track and field athlete who won eight Olympic gold medals in the standing high jump, standing long jump, and standing triple jump. Other Informations He attended Purdue University, where he honed his athletic skills. He set a world record in the standing long jump, which stood until the event was discontinued …

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Morgan Lake

Morgan Lake About Track and field athlete who won gold medals in the high jump and heptathlon at the 2014 IAAF World U-20 Championships. In 2016, she became the first British woman to make it to the Olympic high jump final since Debbie Marti in 1992. Other Informations She began her career at the Slough Juniors Athletics …

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Gianmarco Tamberi

Gianmarco Tamberi About Italian professional high jumper who is known for competing with the clubs Bruni Vomano and G.S. Fiamme Gialle. He is also known for representing Italy in several national competitions including the European Indoor Championships and the World Indoor Championships.  Other Informations He started gaining attention in 2011 when he competed in the …

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Erik Kynard Jr.

Erik Kynard Jr. About American high jumper who won a silver medal for the United States at the 2012 London Olympics. Other Informations He earned an athletic scholarship to compete at Kansas State University. He competed in the 2011 World Championships and Universiade before winning his first international medal at the 2012 Olympics. He has eight …

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Emma Green Tregaro

Emma Green Tregaro About Swedish track and field athlete who has medalled in the high jump at competitions like the IAAF World Championships in Athletics, European Athletics Championships and IAAF Continental Cup. She has also won Swedish national titles in the 100-meters, 200-meters and long jump. Other Informations She grew up in Gothenburg, Sweden and …