Cypriot High Jumper Ioannou Secures Bronze at IAAF Indoor Games
Nicosia, Mar 9 – Cypriot high-jumper Kyriacos Ioannou won the bronze medal during the 12th IAAF World Indoor Championships men’s high jump final in Valencia.
Mr. Ioannou’s attempt at 2.30m gave him the bronze medal. The gold medal went to Olympic Champion Stefan Holm who achieved his fourth World title after a tough fight with Russian title defender Yaroslav Rybakov.
Twenty-three year old Kyriakos Ioannou was born in Limassol. His personal best jump and Cypriot national record is 2.35 meters, achieved at the 2007 World Championships held in Osaka where he won the bronze medal.