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Italian athlete turns up at European Indoor Championship with half a beard!

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Italian high jumper Gianmarco Tamberi caused a stir today, turning up at the European Indoor Championships in Prague with a beard on half of his face and the other half clean shaven.

Just like his shaving technique, he didn't quite complete the job in the finals either - he finished in seventh place.

According to reports, Tamberi, 22,  likes to turn up to events with half of his beard shaved for luck. He didn't have much luck today.

Independent News Service