Tag: Wladyslaw Kozakiewicz

Pole Vaulting Classic: Tadeusz Ślusarski – Gold at 1976 Montréal Summer Games

There were three favorites in 1976 – Americans Dave Roberts and Earl Bell, and Poland’s Władysław Kozakiewicz. But Kozakiewicz struggled, could only clear 5.25 (17-2¾), and finished 11th. Six vaulters remained in the competition after 5.45 (17-10½) – Roberts, Bell, Poland’s Tadeusz Ślusarski and Wojciech Buciarski, Finland’s Antti Kalliomäki, and France’s Patrick Abada. At 5.50 (18-0½), Abada and Bell…