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  • n. Alternative spelling of high jumper.

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Examples

  • Robbie Grabarz, a 24-year-old high-jumper who has just had his lottery funding cut, set a world-leading mark of 2.34m at a different meet that same day.

    Charles van Commennee still focused on eight Olympic track medals

  • Ahuva Kraus-Kravitzky, a high-jumper who won the gold medal in the Asian Games in Manila in 1954.

    Sport: Yishuv to the Present.

  • Orit Abramovitch, a high-jumper, won a gold medal in the Asian championships in Manila in 1973 and also won a gold medal in the Asian Games held in Tehran in 1974.

    Sport: Yishuv to the Present.

  • MOOS: Not to be confused be that other Sotomayor from Cuba, perhaps the best high-jumper ever.

    CNN Transcript May 27, 2009

  • Originally a high-jumper, Mr. Liu made an unusual switch into hurdling at age 15, after his original sports school had given up on him.

    Where Have You Gone, Lei Feng?

  • Mr. MATHIS: I have to tell you that Bill Russell is a very close friend of mine, and the reason that I wanted to go to the Olympics - I had a chance to go to the Olympic trials as a high-jumper, and the reason I wanted to go was because Bill was going, along with Casey Jones.

    Golden Year Puts Johnny Mathis on Center Stage

  • One of the Wallers was a cow-puncher from New Mexico, the other the champion Yale high-jumper.

    The Rough Riders

  • "If you keep on improving as you've done lately, you'll make a high-jumper in a hundred more years, old top!"

    T. Haviland Hicks Senior

  • The weight-putter and high-jumper received him with his usual cordiality.

    Elegant Variation.

  • He was always going to fencing and boxing matches: he was the French champion runner and high-jumper, and captain of a football team.

    Jean-Christophe Journey's End

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