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Drake Relays to hold high jump in supermarket

by KIX 101.1/ 1230 KFJB Sports Department posted Feb 7 2014 10:11AM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials with the Drake Relays have announced plans to hold an exhibition high jump inside of a supermarket.

Meet officials say they've already lined up eight high jumpers for a competition to be held on April 21 at a Hy-Vee store in nearby Waukee, Iowa.

The women's event will feature recent Olympic silver medalist Brigetta Barrett, 2013 meet champion Ruth Beitia of Spain and American record-holder Chaunte Howard-Lowe.

Canadian Derek Drouin and American Erik Kynard will headline the men's field.

Hy-Vee is the presenting sponsor of the meet, which will run from April 24-26.


 
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02/07/2014 10:06AM
Drake Relays to hold high jump in supermarket
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