Vernon Turner New Meet Record-7 feet 2.5 inches

Vernon Turner clearing 7-3 with ease. * Results board was incorrect leading our commentary to believe he cleard 7-2.5.*

Vernon Turner added another accolade to his belt today as he cleared 7-3  at the Great Southwest Classic in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His leap broke David Smith's seven-year-old record as Smith cleared 7-2.5 back in 2010. Turner is one of the best athletes in the country as he is currently US #1 in the high jump with a 7-6. 

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