Filipino-American pole vaulter Natalie Uy resets national record

MANILA, Philippines — Fil-Am pole vaulter Natalie Uy continued her assault on the record books, posting a new national standard of 4.25 meters as she ruled her pet event in the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational-University of Cincinnati Meet at Coy Field and Gettler Stadium over the weekend.

It was the third time in as many tournaments that Uy, who joined Team Philippines only last month, has reset the Phl mark.

Last March, she marked her debut with a record-shattering 4.12m at the Phl Athletics Championships then a couple of weeks later established a fresh record with a silver-winning 4.20m effort at the Taiwan International Indoor Pole Vault Championships.

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