EBERSTADT, Germany – World champion Mutaz Essa Barshim ended his season in style. He won the 39th edition of Eberstadt High Jump meet and remained unbeaten in 2017.
He cleared 2.40m for the second time in two weeks, which equaled his world lead. Barshim also offered 1700 spectators two attempts at 2.42m and the last one at 2.44m.
Second neutral competitor Danil Lysenko improved by 4cm to 2.38m, third home Mateusz Przybylko achieved 2.30m.
Then three jumpers cleared 2.27m in the order Sylwester Bednarek, and in a tie Mexican Edgar Rivera and World medalist Majid Ghazal of Syria.