Holly Bradshaw ends run of near misses to win Olympic pole vault bronze

Nearly. Nearly. Nearly. Nearly. Nearly. Nearly. Nearly. Nearly. Finally.

After a decade when her tag as the nearly woman of British athletics seemed as if it had become written in indelible ink, Holly Bradshaw is an Olympic bronze medallist in the pole vault.

“It’s something I’ve been working for my whole life and I didn’t know if it was ever going to come my way,” she said. “I was queen of the fourth, fifth and sixth. But it finally did and I can’t believe it.”

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