Result: Ivan Ukhov clinches high jump gold

Ivan Ukhov of Russia wins the men's Olympic high jump by clearing 2.38m ahead of American Erik Kynard.

Russia's Ivan Ukhov has won the men's Olympic high jump competition by clearing 2.38m.

Ukhov made first-time clearances at 2.33m, 2.36m and 2.38m to finish ahead of Erik Kynard of the United States.

Kynard was the only man, alongside Ukhov, to clear 2.33m but he couldn't match Ukhov in flopping over the increased height.

The bronze medal was shared by three athletes - Great Britain's Robert Grabarz, Derek Drouin of Canada and Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim - after all three cleared 2.29m.

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