Believe the Hypo: Katarina Johnson-Thompson clears the high-jump bar during a successful first day in Austria

Heptathlon: Katarina Johnson-Thompson’s looking good for Glasgow's Commonwealth Games

Katarina Johnson-Thompson lay in second place after day one of the prestigious Hypo-Meeting in Götzis, Austria, as Britain’s latest heptathlon star showed her Commonwealth Games credentials.

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The heptathlon is big in the Austrian town of Götzis and, in turn, Götzis is big in the heptathlon.

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Mo Farah confirmed his participation in the games this week

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Chris Tomlinson is hoping to regain his British record
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