Belarusian high jumper Andrei Skabeika (Getty Images) © Copyright
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Men’s high jump preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

World leader Andrei Skabeika wants to follow the footsteps of his fellow Belarussian Andrei Churyla, winner two years ago.

However, the 2.26m jumper should find strong opposition from 17-year-old Russian Danil Lysenko and Great Britain’s Chris Kandu, both of whom have jumped 2.24m this year.

Also expected to challenge will be Germany’s world junior silver medallist Falk Wendrich, Korea’s world youth champion Woo Sanghyeok, and Jamaica’s world youth bronze medallist Christoffe Bryan.

Javier Clavelo Robinson for the IAAF