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Pope Salutes High Jump World Record-Holder Javier Sotomayor

Pope Salutes High Jump World Record-Holder Javier Sotomayor

Pope Salutes High Jump World Record-Holder Javier Sotomayor

Rome, May 3rd – Pope Francis today saluted the former high jumper and world record-holder of that specialty, Javier Sotomayor, at the conclusion of the Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter’s Square.

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Sotomayor Predicts New High Jump Record Holder

Sotomayor Predicts New High Jump Record Holder

Sotomayor Predicts New High Jump Record Holder

Havana, Aug 19  –  Cuban Javier Sotomayor, world record holder in the high jump, considered that the Ukrainian Bohdan Bondarenko, world champion Moscow-2013, is now the leading candidate to break his primacy.

“The catari Essa Mutaz Barshim was fine, but yes, Bondarenko is today the best jumper in the world and could surpass that level (2.45 meters)”, Sotomayor acknowledged in an interview published on Monday in Granma newspaper. Continue reading