Tag: defending

Olympic pole vault champion Jenn Suhr was pleased to have landed her gold medal, which she hopes to defend in Rio 2016 and praised the “intelligent” London fans.

Suhr, who also came in first place at the AVIVA Grand Prix in Birmingham on Sunday, was second behind Yelena Isinbayeva in Beijing four years ago. Earlier this month she exceeded that performance pushing, the Russian into third place with a winning jump of 4.75m, five centimeters shorter than she…