The spectators on ‘High Jump Hill’ will have the opportunity to see one of the greats of world high jumping in action on August 21st. Eleanor Patterson (AUS) who has a 1.96m PB was the 2014 Commonwealth gold medallist and 2016 Rio Olympic Games finalist in confirmed for the Fashionflo high Jump at Morton Games.
Also confirmed is Priscilla Frederick (ANT) who has a 1.92m PB. An interesting aside concerning Priscilla is that between competing in the Cork City Sports on August 14th and the Morton Games on August 21st she has to squeeze in another fixture – she is getting married in Cork!
The existing Morton Stadium record dates back all of 22 years 1.92m jumped by Hanne Haugland (NOR) on the 8th of June 1997.
With Amina Smith (USA), 1.91m PB, the 2019 BUC champion Emily Borthwick (GBR) – 1.84m and World U/20 silver medalist Sommer Lecky (IRL) at 1.90m it has all the hallmarks of an intriguing nights entertainment.