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Bleasdale back in action

Holly Bleasdale has said she is “unbelievably happy” following her return to competition after injury. The British pole vault record holder only competed once outdoors this season – in Gateshead in June where she failed to clear her opening height of 4.25m at the European Championships – having struggled with…

Athletics: Pole vault champion Holly Bleasdale plans March return after injury

European Indoor pole vault champion Holly Bleasdale plans to return to international competition at the World Indoor Championships early next year. The 21-year-old missed July’s European U23 Championships and then the World Championships in Moscow with Achilles and back injuries. But swift progress in her rehabilitation programme, whiich has included…

End of worlds for Hol

Chorley’s Holly Bleasdale has had to accept defeat in her quest to be fit for next month’s World Championships in Moscow. The 21-year-old pole vaulter’s name was conspicuous by its absence when Great Britain announced its squad for the trip to Russia. Bleasdale, who is the current European indoors champion,…

Q & A: Holly Bleasdale

Holly Bleasdale the British pole vault champion for the last two years, is currently nursing Achilles and back injuries and will miss the Sainsbury’s British Championships in Birmingham this weekend. But Bleasdale will be watching from the stands at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium. How hard is it going to be sitting…

Holly Bleasdale announces that she will not compete in Birmingham or the European Under-23 Championships due to injury

The 21-year-old said:  “Unfortunately I’m going to miss the Sainsbury’s Grand Prix in Birmingham and the European Under-23 Championships due to small injuries, but I am now looking forward to getting my body injury free in time for the World Championships in Moscow.” Bleasdale is considered one of British athletics…