Ukraine’s Bohdan Bondarenko got the best of Russian rival Ivan Ukhov in the latest duel between the reigning world and Olympic champions in the men’s high jump at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix in Tokyo. //
For the first time in his career, Bondarenko needed three attempts to clear three consecutive heights, with the last one at a meeting record of 2.40m to give him the victory.
“It’s an amazing feeling,” said world champion Bondarenko. “I’m really happy, because today was a good show, good competition, good weather, good people here.”