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HIGH. This word has various significations: 1. Principal or chief, as high constable, high sheriff. 2. Prominent, in a bad sense, as high treason. 3. Open, not confined, as high seas.

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Johnson-Thompson watched last year's Olympic high jump final from the stands, and was frustrated that her heptathlon performance would have been good enough for gold.
90 high jump and see where they would have placed me.
Shahbaz Tariq was first in the 300m and high jump while Tiger Steel showed his versatility by getting a close third in the 100m and then leading from start to finish in the 800m - others in this age group were Jack White and Kemar Kilbourne.
The Cypriot high jumper, who competes for the Georgia Bulldogs, while studying at the University of Georgia, is the reigning American collegiate champion in women's high jump, in both outdoor and indoor.
In their penultimate year at Bede, Rebecca Douglas broke the girls' year 12 100m record and Tyler McGowan set new standards in the javelin and high jump.
His rivalry with the Ukrainian Bohdan Bondarenko has captured the imagination of high jump fans the world over and it is at Beijing where Barshim hopes to clinch the biggest international victory of his career.
Lot of room for improvement, but good," said Crockett, who is ranked sixth nationally in the high jump.
KJB during her high jump Jessica Ennis after her heptahtlon hurdles world best yesterday
I went on to work with a personal high jump coach from outside the club, Gordon Ritchie, who also coached my sister.
Middlesbrough results U13 boys: Daniel Payne (first - 800m); Robert Ward (first - 75m hurdles); Robert Savage (first - B long jump, third - 300m & javelin); Dominic Mason (first - B 200m, second - 100m, third - 75m hurdles); Henry Taylor (first - high jump, second - 200m); B Johnson (fourth - shot putt); N Peacock (third - long jump); J Bailey (third - 2500m).