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Olympic high jump silver medallist Nicola McDermott has wrapped up her greatest-ever season with yet another podium finish at the ISTAF track and field meet in Berlin.
McDermott was second behind Russian Mariya Lasitskene (1.98m) with a best clearance of 1.95m - seven centimetres shy of her Australian-record performance at last month's Tokyo Olympics.
The 24-year-old from NSW has broken the national record three times in a stellar 2021 campaign in which she has enjoyed a thrilling three-way rivalry with reigning Olympic champ Lasitskene and Ukraine's Yaroslava Mahuchikh.
Australian Liz Clay was fifth in the women's 100m hurdles in Berlin in 13.22 seconds.
Dutchwoman Nadine Visser claimed the win in 12.73.
Australia's two best-performed male middle-distance runners of 2021 also produced impressive displays on either side of the Atlantic overnight.
Ollie Hoare clocked three minutes 50.4 seconds to finish second behind Britain's Jake Wightman in the 5th Avenue Mile in New York.
Fellow Olympic 1500m finalist Stewart McSweyn was an impressive eighth in 1:02:52 on his half-marathon debut at the Great North Run in England.
McSweyn will return to Australia after a globe-trotting campaign over a wide variety of distances dating all the way back to December 29, when he broke the Australian all-comers record in the mile in the unlikely setting of Penguin in north-west Tasmania.