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Chris Nilsen wins U.S. Pole Vault Championship

EUGENE, Ore. (KELO) — University of South Dakota alum Chris Nilsen continued to soar to new heights in pole vault as the former Coyote took home the U.S. Outdoor Pole Vaulting Championship on Saturday.

Nilsen was the only pole vaulter in the competition to clear his first three vaults with no misses, surpassing 5.70 meters on his 3rd vault.

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