Wakefield Harrier Bernard leaps into Commonwealth Games final

Martyn Bernard. Pic: Mark Shearman
Martyn Bernard. Pic: Mark Shearman

Wakefield Harriers’ Martyn Bernard has qualified for the Commonwealth Games men’s high jump final after safely negotiating the qualifying round today, Monday.

Bernard registered first-time clearances at 2.06m, 2.11m and 2.16m before clearing 2.20m at his second attempt in Glasgow.

Bernard will compete in the final on Wednesday evening alongside England team-mates Chris Baker and Tom Parsons.