Stalkhopper Melker Svärd Jacobsson scored 5.80 on Wednesday in the German Cottbus competition, where he took second place behind Polish Piotr Lisek. This means that it is the fourth best European jumper this season, according to Radiosporten.
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The height means the best of two centimeters for the Swedes, despite the shorter run than he expected for a long time. Now he hopes that a great altitude is not a one-time event.
– It feels great. I hope I can keep him all season, "says Svärd Jacobsson at Radiosporten.