Donald Thomas of the Bahamas, who easily took 2.35 yesterday, and gold in the high jump at the World Championship in Osaka, only six months to practice jumps, jumps in simple sneakers for running and enjoys its own style - does not look like that. In short, natural talent. Frustrated fourth place Swede Stefan Thomas Holmes called "bloody clown." No one can understand how this 22-year-old so quickly became a competitor for the top athletes in world athletics.
It all began with a jump in Lindenwood University where basketball Donald Thomas just ran up and jumped to 2.22 without any training.