Donald Thomas picked up a bronze medal on Thursday in the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) Diamond League in Oslo, Norway.
The Grand Bahama native recorded a leap of 2.25m (7’ 4”) on his second attempt and bowed out at 2.28m (7’6”).
Mutaz Essa Barshim, from Qatar, won the event with a leap of 2.36m (7’ 7”), while Danil Lysenko, from Russia, placed second with a jump of 2.33m.
Also, in high jump action, Jamal Wilson will compete today in the Jamaica National Racers Grand Prix in Kingston, Jamaica. Wilson has a personal best of 2.30m (7’5”) in the high jump.
Olympic Gold Medalist Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Tynia Gaither will also be competing against a crowded field in Jamaica in the women’s 200.
This article was written by EUGENE STUART, Eyewitness News intern.