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MOSCOW, February 4. /Corr. TASS albert Starodubtsev/. One of the leaders of the world in the men’s high jump Danil Lysenko has no plans to speak on foreign contests before the start of the world indoor Championships, which will be held from 1 to 4 March in the British Birmingham. This was reported by TASS, the athlete’s Manager Pavel Voronkov.
Silver medalist of the world championship 2017 Lysenko 27 January at the tournament in the Czech hustopeče managed to overcome a lath at height of 2 meters 37 cm, showing at that time the best result of the season in the world. February 1 world champion Qatari Mutas Barsim tournament in Tehran jumped by 2.38.
“This winter season is very few good tournaments where there is a men’s height – said Voronkov . – Daniel performed twice in the Czech Republic, where both times the results were good. Before the world Cup he had not planned foreign starts. He was invited in late February to stage a Winter tour in Glasgow, but we see no point to go there on the eve of the world Cup.”
The international Association of athletics federations (IAAF) in December 2016 was decided at the time of removal of the all-Russian athletics Federation to allow athletes of the Russian Federation, the relevant criteria of the IAAF, to participate in international competitions in the status of a neutral athletes. Lysenko was admitted by the IAAF to participate in international competitions in the season of 2018 in neutral status on January 25.