Russian woman Maria Lasitskene won the high jump stage of the Diamond League in Lausanne, Switzerland. The correspondent of “Lenta.ru” informs about it.
The Olympic champion Tokyo overcame the bar at a height of 1.98 meters, and did it on the first try. The second place was taken by the Ukrainian Yaroslava Maguchikh, who showed the same result, but she needed three jumps. The third position is occupied by the Australian Nicola McDermott, who took the height of 1.95 meters.
Lasitskene tried to jump 2.01 meters, but after three attempts she failed to overcome the bar. Nevertheless, the Russian athlete won for the 25th time at the stages of the Diamond League, this is a record for both women and men.
The athlete won the world championship three times. At the victorious Olympics in Tokyo, the Russian woman took a height of 2.04 meters. McDermott took the second place at the Summer Games in Japan, the bronze medal was won by Maguchih.
After performing at the Olympics, Lasitskene and Maguchikh took pictures together. The Ukrainian athlete was criticized by fans.