Morgan Lake equals GB high jump record that had stood for 18 years

Morgan Lake
Morgan Lake was shortlisted for the BBC's Young Sports Personality of the Year award in 2014

World junior heptathlon champion Morgan Lake has equalled a British high jump record that has stood for 18 years.

The 17-year-old cleared 1.89m at an indoor meeting in the Czech Republic on Sunday, matching the Under-20 record set by Michelle Dunkley in 1997.

Lake next competes against GB's outdoor record holder Katarina Johnson-Thompson at the British Athletics Indoor Championships in Sheffield on Saturday.

In the 60m hurdles, Lawrence Clark ran a lifetime best of 7.59 seconds.

The 2010 Commonwealth bronze medallist finished runner-up to France's Dimitri Bascou at a meeting in Mondeville on Saturday.

In Germany, world indoor 60m champion Richard Kilty equalled his season's best of 6.57s to finish runner up to Germany's Christian Blum.

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