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Ballarat high jump ace wins gold at Tokyo athletics event

May 21, 2024 12:19 pm in by
Image: Yual Reath / Marked Moments

Ballarat high jump ace Yual Reath has added another impressive trophy to his collection, ahead of a potential berth on the Australian team at the Paris Olympics.

The 24-year-old picked up gold in the high jump at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix on the world athletics circuit in Tokyo.

Yual jumping 2 metre’s 30, to equal his personal best.

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In the 400 metre event at the Grand Prix, Ballarat sprinter Cooper Sherman came in fourth, with a time of 46.05.

The Ballarat Harriers athlete will soon join Reath and fellow local athlete Armani Anderson on the Australian team at the Oceania Championships in Fiji.

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