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Bengtsson is the Rising Star

The European Athletics Association named Angelica Bengtsson, the junior world record holder in the pole vault, as the women’s Rising Star for 2012. BENGTSSON IS THE RISING STAR LAUSANNE (SUI): Swedish pole vault prodigy Angelica Bengtsson is the 2012 winner of the women’s European Athletics Rising Star award. Informs European…

Bengtsson reveals secret of her success

Swedish junior pole vault star Angelica Bengtsson has revealed the secret of her success after setting a new national record of 4.58 in Sollentuna this season before going on to retain her world junior title in Barcelona last week. Quite simply, she has given up all the little superstitions athletes…

Grove places sixth at World Junior meet

Barcelona, Spain — Emily Grove’s first trip overseas netted the Pontiac resident a sixth-place finish at the IAAF World Junior Championships Saturday. Grove, a 2011 graduate of Pontiac Township High School, cleared 4.15 meters in placing sixth at the meet for track and field athletes under the age of 20.   …