IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Maria Lasitskene retains high jump title, Johannes Vetter wins javelin gold
Russian Maria Lasitskene, competing as a neutral, defended her title at the IAAF World Championships, with Ukraine's Yulia Levchenko and Poland's Kamila Licwinko taking silver and bronze respectively.
London: In women's high jump, Russian Maria Lasitskene, competing as a neutral, defended the title at the IAAF World Championships on Saturday.
Lasitskene took her win record to 34 from her 36 most recent competitions indoors and outdoors, and her 2.03-metre best extended her winning streak to 25.
Ukraine's Yulia Levchenko claimed silver with 2.01m, with Poland's Kamila Licwinko taking bronze (1.99).
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Germany's Johannes Vetter won the men's javelin throw at the IAAF World Championships on Saturday.
Vetter threw a best of 89.89 metres, with Czech Jakub Vadlejch taking silver with 89.73m.
Another Czech, Petr Frydrych claimed bronze (88.32).
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