Broom-Edwards wins high jump silver

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Jonathan Broom-Edwards was beaten by world record holder Maciej Lepiato

Jonathan Broom-Edwards won silver in the T44 high jump to earn Britain’s 31st medal at the World Para-athletics Championships in London.

The 29-year-old, who has muscular and joint impairments in his legs, lost out to Poland’s Maciej Lepiato at a major championships for the fourth time.

Broom-Edwards now has silver medals from three World Championships as well as last year’s Paralympics.

Paralympic champion Lepiato has won gold at the last four Worlds.

GB have now equalled their medal tally at Doha two years ago, with more medals expected across the final two days.


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