A Nanaimo teen vaulted to heights that no other girl her age in B.C. has ever reached.

Sonya Urbanowicz of the Nanaimo Track and Field Club won a provincial championship this past weekend in the pole vault, setting a new U16 B.C. record of 3.22 metres.

The previous record of 3.15m had stood for 11 years.

Urbanowicz also won a silver medal at provincials in javelin, with a best throw of 30.96m.

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