Canada's Derek Drouin claimed the men's high jump world title on Sunday in a cliff-hanging contest in Beijing.
The Commonwealth Games champion cleared two metres, 34 centimetres with Ukraine's title-holder Bohdan Bondarenko and home favourite Zhang Guowei sharing the silver after posting best jumps of 2.33m.
Qatar's world indoor champion Mutaz Barshim finished outside the medals.
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