USA Track & Field’s “Mr. Jumper,” Jubon Harrison, 25, will not compete in the long jump at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris and will focus on the high jump.

Harrison cleared 2.19 meters in the first round of the men’s high jump qualifying round at the USA Track & Field Team Trials for the Paris Olympics at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, on Monday (Aug. 28) to qualify for the final.

A total of 25 athletes competed in the qualifying round, which began at 2.14 meters.

The top 10 athletes qualified for the final at 2.19 meters.

After clearing 2.14 meters, Harrison started his qualifying round at 2.19 meters and needed just one jump to advance to the final.

The men’s high jump final for Team USA will be held on July 1.

Harrison, who has already cleared the Paris Olympic standard of 2.33 meters within the “record recognition period” (July 1, 2023-June 30, 2024), will qualify for Paris if he finishes in the top three at the U.S. Olympic Trials.

Harrison, who competes in both the high jump and long jump, only competed in the high jump at the trials.

“I want to compete in both the high jump and the long jump in Paris,” he said in February and March of this year, when he started competing in the long jump.

However, after failing to reach the Paris Olympic standard of 8.27 meters in the men’s long jump, he switched his focus to the high jump.

With personal bests of 2.36 meters in the high jump and 8.47 meters in the long jump, Harrison became the first athlete in the world to jump over 2.30 meters in the high jump and over 8.40 meters in the long jump.

At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in 2021, she finished fifth in the long jump (8.15 meters) and seventh in the high jump (2.33 meters).

In 2022, Harrison showed more international competitiveness in the high jump.

He is often categorized as one of the “Big Four” in the men’s high jump, alongside South Korea’s Sang-Hyuk Woo (Yongin City Hall), Mutaz Essa Barshim (Qatar) and Jean-Marco Tamberi (Italy).

Harrison’s personal best this year is 2.34 meters, just ahead of Woo Sang-hyuk’s 2.33 meters.

However, in their 15 head-to-head meetings, Woo has a slight edge with 8 wins and 7 losses.

Their only meeting this year was on May 10 at the What Gravity Challenge in Doha, Qatar, where Woo finished second with a height of 2.31 meters and Harrison finished third with a height of 2.28 meters.

Woo and Harrison will next meet at the Olympic Games in Paris in August.

Valerie Allman won the women’s discus final for Team USA with a distance of 70 meters (73 feet).

The Tokyo Olympic champion will try to win her second straight Olympic title in Paris. 카지노사이트 추천

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