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Holzdeppe wins men’s pole vault at the worlds

MOSCOW (AP) — Raphael Holzdeppe of Germany won the men’s pole vault Monday at the world championships, beating Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie of France.

Both Holzdeppe and Lavillenie jumped 19 feet, 3 ¾ inches, but the German won because of fewer misses.

Bjoern Otto of Germany, the silver medalist at the London Olympics, was third after clearing 19-1.

From: http://www.greenwichtime.com/sports/article/Holzdeppe-wins-men-s-pole-vault-at-the-worlds-4726294.php

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