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The list of superstars going to Reno Summit

Renaud Lavillenie – 2012 Olympic Champion – World Champion – French National Record Holder 6.03m Jenn Suhr – 2012 Olympic Champion – 2008 Olympic Silver – American Record Holder 4.92m Steve Hooker– 2008 Olympic Champion-Former Olympic Record – 2x World Champion-Australian Record 6.06m Tim Mack – 2004 Olympic Champion – Former Olympic record holder – 6.01m PR Nick Hysong…

Sprained ankle for Lavillenie

AUBIERE (FRA): „Nothing very serious,” reassured Olympic pole vault winner Renaud Lavillenie on his Facebook account on Monday. The world number one in his event sprained his right ankle during a weight-lifting session. „Nothing to worry about,” confirmed his new coach Philippe d´Encausse. The schedule remains unchanged for the member of…

Top pole vault coach heading for IFAC

When it comes to talking about coaching pole vault, Damien Inocencio is ideally qualified. And that’s why he will be well worth listening to at the International Festival of Athletics Coaching (IFAC) later this month. The event over the weekend of October 26-28 is eagerly-awaited on the athletics calendar and…

Lavillenie opens his horizons

After crowning his career with pole vault Olympic gold, Renaud Lavillenie has decided to switch coaches. Since 2008 he has been coached by Damien Inocencio, but last week announced that in future he would be guided by former vaulter, Phillipe D’Encausse who cleared 5.75 in 1993. Despite the change of…

Olympic champion Lavillenie switches coaches

CLERMONT-FERRAND: Newly-crowned Olympic pole vault champion Renaud Lavillenie of France has dropped coach Damien Inocencio to work with former international pole vaulter Philippe D’Encausse. “I can only confirm his decision. But the reasons given are so childish that they can’t justify his decision,” Inocencio, who had coached 25-year-old Lavillenie 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…