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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Fil-Am pole vaulter Natalie Uy (right) beams with pride after taking the bronze medal in the Asian Athletics championship pole vault competitions Tuesday in Doha, Qatar.
Thomas, who competes for Wakefield and District Harriers and who is coached in throws by Mike Swain and in pole vault by Terry Prideaux, is building on his successes earlier in 2018.
The head coach for the athletes Wang Wen-hsiang mentioned in an interview with the media saying," He is contented to see the stable performance for the female pole vault athletes.
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.
As for the bronze, they were won by Maroua Jelassi (+90 kg) and Amine Bouhejba (-56 kg) in weightlifting, Hedi Neffati (-58 kg), Fadia Farhani (-46 kg) and Rahma Ben Ali in Taekwondo, Meriem Bejaoui (-63 kg) in judo, Cyrine Balti in pole vault and Olfa Charni in the shooting event.
VVMEN's pole vault Defending champion Renaud Lavillenie is 1-20 to retain his Olympic title but no man in 60 years has successfully defended the pole vault crown, so Brazilian Thiago Braz might be worth an interest at 4-1 to win a medal.
GRESHAM - Lane swept the top three places in the pole vault and held a five-point lead over Spokane after the first day of the Northwest Athletic Conference track and field championships at Mount Hood Community College on Monday.
ANALYSIS OF FIBERGLASS POLE BREAKING IN POLE VAULT EVENT.
A former Welsh junior triple jump champion and senior long jumper, Peake turned her hand to the pole vault in 2009 and finished ninth at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games.
Wales' Sally <B Peake on her way to a silver medal in the women's pole vault at Hampden Park on Saturday
Team Wales athletes competing at the Welsh Athletics International: David Guest (400m), Chris Gowell (mile), Adam Bitchell (3000m), Dewi Griffiths (3000m - guest), Paul Walker (pole vault), Ben Gregory (pole vault - guest), Ryan Spencer-Jones (shot put), Gareth Winter (shot put - guest), Osian Jones (hammer), Jonathan Edwards (hammer - guest), Matt Richards (hammer - guest), Lee Doran (javelin), Brett Morse (discus), Aled Davies (discus - guest), Curtis Matthews (discus - guest), Joe Thomas (4x400m), Rhys Williams (4x400m), Rachel Johncock (100m), Hannah Brier (100m - guest), Mica Moore (100m - guest), Lucy Evans (100m - guest), Hannah Thomas (100m - guest), Elinor Kirk (3000m), Sally Peake (pole vault) and Carys Parry (hammer).
relays while establishing a meet record in the pole vault ranked among her most memorable moments of the season.