Robbie Grabarz was left frustrated after failing to medal in the high jump at the IAAF World Championships.

After clearing a season’s best 2.31m to qualify, the Enfield athlete was below-par in the final and could only make 2.25m as he finished tied for sixth spot.

He was understandably disappointed with the result, and understands that at 29 he may not have too many more chances to perform on such a stage.

“I’m absolutely gutted. It was technically really bad. I don’t have any excuses or reasons, it was just way below what I’m capable of. It is not the kind of performance I should be putting in in my career at this point in a major final,” he said.

“It was definitely the last chance Jumping in London like this and there aren’t going to be many more worlds I am going to be fit for, so it’s just a missed opportunity.”