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New Finnish pole vaulting record

Pole vaulter Minna Nikkanen, 25, set a new Finnish record last night with a jump of 4.50 metres at the Vattenfall Seuracup competition in Somero, Finland. Nikkanen scored the new record on her third attempt, beating out her previous record of 4.46 metres. The current world record for women’s outdoor…

NW Missouri State vaulter set a PR

AMES, Iowa – Senior Megan Elder finished first in the pole vault while sophomore Eli Smith captured a runner-up finish in the 400-meter dash and helped lead the 4×300-meter relay team to a school record for the Northwest Missouri State track and field teams Friday at the Cyclone Holiday Preview. Elder broke…

Memorable Mooberry Moments: Tamara Diles

Tamara Diles holds the Mooberry Track and school records for the pole vault. The pole vault was introduced as a collegiate women’s field event in 1998 and the first female vaulters mostly came from another competitive sport, gymnastics. It is no surprise that the Mooberry Track record-holder for the women’s…

Record-breaking Borrmann

IN his last athletics competition as an Under 17, Ed Borrmann achieved his ambition to break the county pole vault record for this age group when he cleared 3.92m (12-9) at the Biggleswade Open Meeting at the weekend. This was also a Ryston age group and all-comers club record, and a fitting reward for…

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…