Russian Laecken won the high jump at Diamond League stage

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in photobacteria Kuchina in the competition in the high jump among women. Archival photoRussian Laecken won the high jump at Diamond League stage© RIA Novosti / Anton to Danilovmarat the image Bank

World champion in the high jump Russian Maria Laecken (Kuchina) won the high jump on the stage of the Diamond League American Eugene.

Saturday Laecken, who spoke under the neutral flag, in her best attempt jumped by 2.03 meters. Second place went to the Polish Kamil, Licwinko (1.95 meters), the third American Vashti Cunningham, also took a height of 1.95 m, but lost to the Polish athlete on additional indicators.

Laecken in April has received from the International Association of athletics federations (IAAF) permission to participate in international competitions under a neutral flag.