A different group of athletes with Olympic aspirations will be in Omaha’s Capitol District Aug. 1 for a street meet.

Six of the nation’s top male and female pole vaulters will participate in the first Capitol District Pole Vault event.

Known internationally as a street vault, the competition will take place less than one week after the USA Track and Field outdoor national championships at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

This street event will take place just over 10 months before USA Swimming brings the United States Olympic Swimming Trials to the CHI Health Center for the fourth time since 2008.

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