pole vault


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pole vault

1. the. a field event in which competitors attempt to clear a high bar with the aid of an extremely flexible long pole
2. a single attempt in the pole vault
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The reason for that was that the pole vault bar kept going up and up as he produced pb after pb under the watchful eye of proud dad David.
For the past five months, Obiena has been training at the IAAF Pole Vault Training Center in Fornia, Italy under legendary Ukranian coach Vitaly Petrov with Olympic gold medalist Thiago Braz as training partner.
Kavic Belcastro, a freshman out of Central Linn High, cleared 16 feet, 4 3/4 inches to win the men's pole vault for the Titans.
The other personal bests came from Lyndsey Maund in the pole vault with 3.
The landing area of the pole vault is covered with high-tech mats with foam to minimise the possibility of injury to the athletes.
The pole vault runway, take-off box, uprights, and landing mats complied with IAAF regulations for pole vault competitions.
Other wins came from Courtney Frost in the pole vault and Faye Buckton at 3000m, while Clare Turnbull was a winner over 200m and the sprint hurdles.
ATHLETICS Teenage pole vault sensation, Abigail Haywood, 17, produced a gold medal-winning performance in the North of England Championships at Sports City, Manchester.
This energy-conserving and reliable pole vault trainer promotes technically sound muscle firing.
Janine Whitlock set a new UK pole vault record as the new track and field season burst into life in traditional style at the Loughborough International event yesterday.
Organisers were forced to postpone the men's pole vault final after a downpour hit the City of Manchester Stadium.