Edgar RIVERA

Edgar RIVERA - high jump 4th place at 2017 World Championships.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 13 August 2017

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Wednesday, 13 February 1991
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico.
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Edgar RIVERA - high jump 4th place at 2017 World Championships.

Had Edgar Rivera not taken three attempts to clear 2.29m in the men's final, he would have

shared the bronze medal with Majededdin Ghazal (who took two attempts).

2.29m was Edgar's best outdoor - first cleared in 2016 - but he had got over 2.30m indoors

in Brno in February 2016.  Edgar also qualified for the final with 2.29m !


2017 World Athletics Championship. London Olympic Stadium,

England.


Final men's high jump.


 1. BARSHIM Mutaz Essa
Qatar (QAT) 2.35  
 2. LYSENKO Danil
(ANA) **
2.32  
 3. GHAZAL Majededdin
Syria (SYR) 2.29  
 4. RIVERA Edgar
Mexico (MEX) 2.29  =PB
 5. PRZBYLKO Mateusz
Germany (GER) 2.29  
 6. GRABARZ Robbie
Great Britain (GBR) 2.25  
 6. IVANYUK Ilya (ANA)** 2.25
 8. McBRIDE Bryan United States (USA) 2.25