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[Tokyo Olympics] S. Korean high jumper Woo Sang-hyeok makes history in Tokyo
[Tokyo Olympics] S. Korean high jumper Woo Sang-hyeok makes history in Tokyo
Olympic GamesAug 1, 2021
South Korean high jumper Woo Sang-hyeok made history at the Tokyo Olympics Sunday, setting a new national record and achieving the highest ranking in an Olympic track-and-field event for the country. In the finals of men's high jump held at the Olympic Stadium, Woo cleared 2.35m in his first attempt, breaking the Korean record of 2.34m set by Lee Jin-taek in 1997. He also raised his personal best height by 4cm in his Olympic debut. The 25-year old finished 4th after failing to jump the bar at