K-State senior-to-be Erik Kynard took a break from training for the London Olympics with warmup event today (Friday) in Monaco. In a stacked field of nine Olympians among ten athletes in the field, Kynard finished fourth with a leap of 7′ 6 1/2″. An athlete who is also coached by K-State coach Cliff Rovelto won the competition. Defending world champ Jesse Williams jumped 7′ 7 3/4″. Kynard and the rest of the Olympic high jumpers will have their prelims on Sunday, August 5th in London, and the finals are Tuesday, August 7th. Opening ceremonies are a week away on Friday, July 27th.
Kynard finishes 4th in Olympic warmup
July 20, 2012 By