August 28, 2015
Donald Thomas competes in the men’s high jump qualification at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing. (AP)
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WITH the men’s high jump not one of the disciplines for the 2015 IAAF Diamond League, Donald Thomas is taking advantage of competing in whatever meets he can get in around the European circuit.
But what about the $5,000 for Leevan Sands and Trevor Barry?
The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture is expected to pay out some $50,000 in incentives to women’s 400 metres silver medallist Shaunae Miller, men’s 400m hurdles bronze medallist Jeffery Gibson and high jumper Donald Thomas for making the top eight as finalists at the 15th IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China.
It wasn’t the type of performance that neither high jumper Donald Thomas nor quarter-miler Steven Gardiner expected in their performances coming off the 15th IAAF World Championships.
BEIJING, China — With no team represented in the grand finale in the men’s 4 x 400 metre relay, Team Bahamas closed out competition at the 15th IAAF World Championships with the men’s high jump final at the Bird’s Nest Stadium last night.
WITH NO team in the grand finale - the men's 4 x 400m relay - Team Bahamas closed out competition at the 15th IAAF World Championships with two competitors in the men's high jump final on Sunday at the Bird's Nest Stadium.
TWO OF the three male high jumpers have bolstered Team Bahamas' chance of climbing up the medals table at the 15th IAAF World Championship here when they compete in the final on Sunday night at the Bird's Nest National Stadium.