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Top pole vault coach heading for IFAC

When it comes to talking about coaching pole vault, Damien Inocencio is ideally qualified. And that’s why he will be well worth listening to at the International Festival of Athletics Coaching (IFAC) later this month. The event over the weekend of October 26-28 is eagerly-awaited on the athletics calendar and…

Lavillenie opens his horizons

After crowning his career with pole vault Olympic gold, Renaud Lavillenie has decided to switch coaches. Since 2008 he has been coached by Damien Inocencio, but last week announced that in future he would be guided by former vaulter, Phillipe D’Encausse who cleared 5.75 in 1993. Despite the change of…

Olympic champion Lavillenie switches coaches

CLERMONT-FERRAND: Newly-crowned Olympic pole vault champion Renaud Lavillenie of France has dropped coach Damien Inocencio to work with former international pole vaulter Philippe D’Encausse. “I can only confirm his decision. But the reasons given are so childish that they can’t justify his decision,” Inocencio, who had coached 25-year-old Lavillenie for…