Bahamian Donald Thomas was a third place finisher in the men’s high jmup at Friday’s (5 May 2017) Doha Diamond League meeting.

Thomas cleared 2.29 metres to finish behind Mutaz Essa Barshim, the hometown hero, who won with 2.36m.

Robert Grabarz finished second with a clearance of 2.31m.

High Jump – Men  Pts
1 Barshim , Mutaz Essa QAT 2.36 8
2 Grabarz , Robert GBR 2.31 7
3 Thomas , Donald BAH 2.29 6
4 Ghazal , Majd Eddin SYR 2.29 5
5 Castro , Luis Joel PUR 2.26 4
6 Kynard , Erik USA 2.26 3
7 Baker , Chris GBR 2.26 2
8 Protsenko , Andriy UKR 2.26 1
9 Hanany , Mickael FRA 2.23
10 Nuh , Andu QAT 2.15
11 Hamdi , Mohamat Allamine QAT 2.10

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