Participants

Robert GRABARZ

Robert GRABARZ
    Athletics
Birth Date:  03 Oct 1987
Place of Birth:  ENFIELD
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  30
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  191
Weight (Kg):  79

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's High Jump 12

Robert GRABARZ - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Mon, 9 Apr 10:20
Men's High Jump Qualifying Round - Group B
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 20:05
Gold Medal Event Men's High Jump Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's High Jump 4 2.33
2012 London, GBR Men's High Jump 3 2.29

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Men's High Jump 6 2.25
2015 Beijing, CHN Men's High Jump 18 2.26
2013 Moscow, RUS Men's High Jump 8 2.29

Nickname: Robbie (tilastopaja.eu, Nov 2017)
Hobbies

Restoring classic cars (standard.co.uk, 07 Aug 2012)


Languages spoken: English, Mandarin
Coach

PERSONAL: Fuzz CAAN (ENG) (engliahathletics, 27 Oct 2017


Other sports

Played hockey at county level for Cambridgeshire. (independent.co.uk, 14 Jun 2012)


Injuries

Surgery in 2014 to repair knee injury that had been troubling him since 2012; as a result, missed 2014 season, including Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. (telegraph.co.uk, 18 May 2015)


Reason: "I chose to continue with high jump for the perfectly simple reason to a 10-year-old boy: great fun to run as fast as you possibly could, jump over a bar and land on a foam bed - I was hooked." (cambridge-news.co.uk, 15 Feb 2012)
Memorable: Bronze medal at London 2012 Olympic Games. (britishathletics.org.uk, 10 Jul 2014)
Hero: Swedish high jumper Stefan HOLM and British high jumper Steve SMITH. (britishathletics.org.uk, 10 Jul 2014)
Additional information

RIO DRAMA
After clearing 2.33m in high jump final at Rio 2016 Olympic Games, official raised white 'all clear' flag. But after celebrating, the bar fell off and the official raised the red flag. After appeal, GRABARZ was given the clearance. He placed fourth on countback. (mirror.co.uk, 17 Aug 2016)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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