Tia Hallebaut wins gold medal in women’s high jump

Tia Hallebaut of Belgium has won the gold medal in the women’s high jump, clearing 2.05 meters in her first attempt.
Blanka Vlasic of Croatia won the silver medal and Russia’s Anna Chicherova won the bronze medal.

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