Per Andersen wrote:Jesse was solid but both he and Grabarz needed 3 attempts at 2.33. Unfortunately I only caught one of Grabartz misses at 2,26. He can medal.
Very impressed by Drouin. He clearly belongs in that company. He beat Grabartz in London.
But he brings his arms back before take-off too soon it seems.
Both Williams and Grabarz looked very good when they got it right, and Grabarz was getting some series height at 2.33 and 2.36m. I think those two, plus the Russians, plus someone having a career day, could be very close in London and it may come down to countback. That's where Grabarz could be vulnerable to the more experienced guys. I didn't see any of Drouin's jumps but he does seem to be very consistent.
(Also realize I may have put the jinx on with the 2.40m reference, the last guy who I made that pronouncement about was Jonas whose been injured ever since! I therefore withdraw the remark and hope the tosser simply makes the final