For Mutaz Essa Barshim, clearing 2.40 meters for the 11th time is a charm

Barshim_Mutaz1-Zurich17.jpgMutaz Barshim, photo by
Barshim again 2.40m
EBERSTADT (GER, Aug 27): World champion Mutaz Essa Barshim ended his season in style. He won the 39th edition of Eberstadt High Jump meet and remained unbeaten in 2017. And for second time after Birmingham DL last Sunday again cleared 240 (equaled his WL). Barshim also offered 1700 spectators two attempts at 242 and the last one even at 244. Second neutral competitor Danil Lysenko improved by 4 cm to 238, third home Mateusz Przybylko achieved 230. Then three jumpers cleared 227 in the order Sylwester Bednarek, and in a tie Mexican Edgar Rivera and World medalist Majid Ghazal of Syria.

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