Tag: Vertical Pursuit

Kiwi pole vaulter Olivia McTaggart requires surgery following freak injury

New Zealand’s rising pole vault star Olivia McTaggart is expected to be back competing in time for September’s IAAF World Championships despite requiring surgery following a frightening incident last week. The 19-year-old’s pole snapped mid-air while attempting 4.40m during the Vertical Pursuit on Auckland’s Federal St and she was in obvious discomfort,…