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Thiago Braz starts 2018 indoor season strong with 5.90 meters (Includes first-hand account)

Braz was able to jump 5.90 meters at a meeting that was held in Rouen, France. This time, he was tied in first place with world record holder and 2016 Olympic silver medalist Renaud Lavillenie.

In a moving Facebook post, Braz noted that he is extremely happy to be jumping high again. “Like I said last competition, I had gone wrong,” he admitted. “Today here in Rouen, I made my best performance of the year, 5.90 meters.”

Ironically enough, Braz won first place in Rouen last year, where he cleared 5.86 meters.

Next month, Braz will be competing at the indoor pole vault competition at the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, United Kingdom, which will take place from March 1 to 4, 2018.

For more information on Olympic gold medalist pole vaulter Thiago Braz, check out his official Facebook page, and follow him on Instagram.

Markos Papadatos
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Markos Papadatos is Digital Journal's Editor-at-Large for Music News. Papadatos is a Greek-American journalist and educator that has authored over 21,000 original articles over the past 18 years. He has interviewed some of the biggest names in music, entertainment, lifestyle, magic, and sports. He is a 16-time "Best of Long Island" winner, where for three consecutive years (2020, 2021, and 2022), he was honored as the "Best Long Island Personality" in Arts & Entertainment, an honor that has gone to Billy Joel six times.

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