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European Athletics Championships: Tobias Potye surprisingly wins silver in the high jump

2022-08-18T20:59:57.627Z

High jumper Tobias Potye caused the next surprise at the European Athletics Championships. The 27-year-old was only beaten by Italian Olympic champion Gianmarco Tamberi in his home Olympic Stadium.



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Munich high jumper Tobias Potye surprisingly won the silver medal at the European Athletics Championships in Munich.

The 27-year-old was only beaten by Italian Olympic champion Gianmarco Tamberi after crossing 2.27 meters in his home Olympic Stadium on Thursday.

For him there were 2.30 meters to book.

The Ukrainian World Cup bronze medalist Andriy Protsenko was third with also 2.27 meters.

Defending champion Mateusz Przybylko finished sixth.

At a height of 2.23 meters, 30-year-old Leverkusen ended in the final on Thursday.

Dresden's Jonas Wagner failed because of the initial height of 2.18 meters.

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Source: spiegel

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