Tag: Renaud Lavillenie

Lavillenie keeps pole vault title

HELSINKI: Renaud Lavillenie fired out a broadside at Olympic pole vault contenders by defending his European title yesterday with a soaring best of 5.97 metres, a height that cemented his world number one ranking. Lavillenie entered the competition at 5.60m – with seven of the 12-strong field already out, needing…