Two Ukrainian high jumpers climbed the podium at the stage of the Diamond League-2023 in Rabat (Morocco). Yaroslava Mahuchikh won, and Iryna Gerashchenko won a silver medal.
Mahuchikh won the competition with a score of 2.01 meters. This is the best result of the season in the world. Yaroslava improved her previous indicator by 1 cm (2.00 m). The Ukrainian remains the only athlete in the world who jumped to a height of 2 m and above this year.
In addition, Maguchikh set a new tournament record in Rabat. The previous record was set in 2011 by Croatian Blanca Vlasic, who jumped 1.97 m.
Yaroslava also defended the title of winner of the competition in Rabat. She won this stage of the Diamond League last year as well.
In turn, Gerashchenko won silver, conquering the height of 1.91 m. Another Ukrainian Yulia Levchenko finished the competition with the sixth result – 1.81 meters.
Diamond League. Rabat. High jump
1. Yaroslava Mahuchikh (Ukraine) – 2.01 m
2. Iryna Gerashchenko (Ukraine) – 1.91
3. Angelina Topić (Serbia) – 1.87
3. Nadezhda Dubovytska (Kazakhstan) – 1.87
6. Yulia Levchenko (Ukraine) - 1,81
Recall that in March, Maguchikh won gold at the 2023 European Indoor Athletics Championships, which took place in Istanbul (Turkey). Another Ukrainian Kateryna Tabashnyk won the "bronze" of the continental championship.
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