Tag: london 2012

How to Pole Vault

Pole vaulting looks almost impossible to the uninitiated, but with practice and proper technique, it can be done. This video from will show you the basics of how to pole vault FROM:

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…

Where are CWG poles, asks Vijaypal

NEW DELHI: Naturally,  Vijaypal Singh would dearly love to meet and congratulate the man who broke his national  pole vault record of 5.10 metres set over a quarter century ago. KP Benin, with the help of a borrowed fibre glass pole, leaped 5.13m in the Inter-Railway meet at the Tantya…