In his spare time – or, what spare time he has – Sam Kendricks is a second lieutenant in the US Army Reserve. In his day job, as an upwardly mobile athlete, the 24-year-old from Oxford, Mississippi, is the new commander in chief of the pole vault world.

The Olympic silver medallist has been the class act of the event all season and when it came to the competition that mattered most, he brought that to bear, holding his nerve, maintaining his smooth technique, and with it his unbeaten record in 2017.

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