Mariya Lasitskene clears 2.04 meters in Volgograd

Mariya Lasitskene 204 and tried at 207
VOLGOGRAD (RUS, Jan 27): World champion Mariya Lasitskene cleared superb 2.04 WL in first attempt at Stalingrad Cup meet. It is her indoor PB and 7th tied all-time indoor performer and best indoor in last six years. She then tried 207 with good attempts what is only 1 cm below the World Indoor record. Olympic winner 2012 Ivan Ukhov went over 230 in men competition. In the 1500 m 3:40.25 for Valentin Smirnov ahead of Konstantin Plokhotnikov 3:42.24 and Aleksey Kharitonov 3:42.41. Kristina Sivkova clocked 7.36 in the 60 m and Viktoriya Prokopenko won the triple 13.98.
RunBlogRun opines: Mariya Lasitskene is the finest high jumper in the world, again in 2018. The video shows her clearance and she looks like she is ready for even bigger heights!
Lasitskene_MariaT1-Stockholm17.jpgMariya Lasitskene, 2017 Diamond League winner, photo by

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