High jumper Laecken won the “Battle of the sexes”


Mary Lasercraft: Grigory Sysoev / RIA Novosti

Russian high jumper height Maria Laecken became the winner of the tournament “battle of the sexes”. This was reported on the website of the all-Russian athletics Federation (vfla).

The competition was held in Moscow. They took part 12 strongest national jumpers. Laecken won with a score of 1249 points. Second was Anna Chicherova (1229 points). Third place left for Elijah Ivanyuk (1143 points). The best attempt of each of the winners is as follows: Laecken — 2.03 m, Chicherova — 2.01 meters, Ivanyuk — of 2.26 meters.

To determine the strongest was used table of scoring Hungarian Bozhidar Spiriva based on statistical data and designed to compare the results of men and women in the high jump.

26-year-old Laecken — double world champion, European champion. In 2018, the Russian was nominated for sportswoman of the year by the International Association of athletics federations (IAAF).

Video, photo All from Russia.


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