Pole vaulter Zoe Brown’s encouraging form before the Commonwealth Games continued when she broke the Northern Ireland on Tuesday night.
The 30-year-old Antrim athlete cleared 4.45m in winning at the Welsh International meeting in Cardiff.
It was three centimetres better than Brown achieved in Cork a week earlier and was the fifth time she had broken her own NI record this year.
Brown’s performances indicate she is in contention for a medal in Glasgow.
Her clearance is the second best by a Commonwealth Games competitor this year.
The only woman to have gone higher in 2014 is Alana Boyd from Australia who has a season’s best of 4.65m.
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