Four-way tie in women's high jump goes the way of 37-year-old Ruth Beitia

Gold: Ruth Beitia (ESP) Silver: Mirela Demireva (BUL) Bronze: Blanka Vlasic (CRO) In a virtual four-way tie, 37-year-old Spaniard Ruth Beitia was awarded the gold medal in the womens high jump by virtue of having the fewest misses. USAs Chaunte Lowe, Croatias Blanka Vlasic, Bulgarias Mirela Demireva and Beitia all cleared the winning of height of 1.97 meters (6 feet, 5.56 inches...
Via CSN Chicago
August 20, 2016

Deja vu: Vlasic, Chicherova go 2-3 again at Bird's Nest

BEIJING (AP) Same stadium, same positions on the podium. Just like at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Blanka Vlasic won the silver medal and Anna Chicherova took the bronze at the world championships on Saturday. Both matched champion Maria Kuchina at 2.01 meters and finished behind the Russian on a countback. Even though their medals weren't gold, Vlasic and Chicherova still celebrated...
Via Associated Press
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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