watch: ghazal spoils barshim's return to high jump

16:00    14 Aug 2019

Relive Majd Eddin Ghazal's winning jump at the IAAF Diamond League in London.

The Syrian high jumper out jumped his opponent to take first place at the 2019 IAAF Diamond League meeting in London.


Ghazal registered a height of 2.30m to pip the returning Barshim to first place. The Qatari had to settle for second with a mark of 2.27 while Tihomir Ivanov came home in third.


Read more: Barshim to make long-awaited return


Barshim resumed training in April of this year after successfully recovering from an ankle ligament injury sustained during an attempt on a would-be world record of 2.46m in Szekesfehervar last year.


 

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