Mike Mason of Abbotsford’s Valley Royals track and field club cleared 2.25 metres to take bronze in the high jump at the Commonwealth Games.

Mike Mason of Abbotsford’s Valley Royals track and field club cleared 2.25 metres to take bronze in the high jump at the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth bronze for high jumper Mason

Mike Mason of Abbotsford’s Valley Royals track and field club leaped to a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Mike Mason of Abbotsford’s Valley Royals track and field club leaped to a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on Wednesday.

The 27-year-old Nanoose Bay native cleared 2.25 metres in the high jump, good for third place behind fellow Canadian Derek Drouin (2.31m) and Kyriakos Ioannou of Cyprus (2.28m).

Mason is a two-time Olympian who represented Canada at the Summer Games in Beijing (2008) and London (2012). He was the eighth-place finisher in the high jump at the London Games.