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Cambridgeshire's Robbie Grabarz has failed to repeat his Olympic success and win a medal in the men's high jump final at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow.
The Olympic bronze medallist from St Neots qualified with the joint best height - 2.29 metres.
It was a height he equalled on Thursday but Grabarz couldn't clear the next mark up - 2.32 metres. It was three failures and out leaving him in 8th place.
Cambridgeshire's Robbie Grabarz has found some form and is safely through to the final of the men's high jump at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow.
Grabarz, from St Neots, produced the joint best clearance of 2.29 metres in the qualifying session. The Olympic bronze medallist will bid for a World medal on Thursday 15 August.
He's better known for his high-jumping but this week Cambridgeshire's Robbie Grabarz has been turning his hand to a different sport.
The athlete from St Neots, who won bronze at last year's London Olympics, has a passion for cars.
So when the opportunity to race around one of the region's circuits came along, he jumped at it.
Cambridgeshire athlete Robbie Grabarz preparing for his race experience day at Rockingham Raceway near Corby.
The Olympic bronze medal winning high-jumper was taking time out from his preparations for the outdoor athletics season.
Olympic high jump medallist Robbie Grabarz was crowned UK Indoor high jump champion in Sheffield.
The St Neot's athlete failed to get a new British record, but continued his preparations for next month's European Indoor Championships with a season's best, winning with a jump of 2.31 metres.
After his win, Grabarz said: "The target is to win in Gothenburg and I am looking forward to it"
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