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Blanka Vlasic clears 2.04m for an easy win at European Team Championships
  • June 25th, 2009

Last Sunday at the European Team Championships, 2nd League in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia, Croatian High Jump star Blanka Vlasic cleared 2.04m.

She set a a new outdoor record, and attempted a 2.08m height but her leg clipped the pole on the way down.

Vlasic was quoted, “It was important for me to finish this first part of competitions in the summer with a good mark. And the one try at 2.08m was not bad at all.”

She will next compete in Oslo at the Golden League meet on July 3rd.

Below video is an earlier jump in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on June 18th, she won the leg there with a 2.00m jump.

Russian Svetlana Skholina was second with a jump of 1.95 metres, and Russian Irina Gordeeva, who also cleared 1.95 metres, was third.

German Ariana Friedrich, who had edged out Blanka at Sunday’s Golden League meet in Berlin, did not jump in Ostrawa.


Posted by Uncle Sha.
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