Posted August 06, 2012 on AP on Fox
Jenn Suhr of the United States won the gold medal in the women's pole vault on Monday, ending Russian Yelena Isinbayeva's bid for a third straight Olympic title. Suhr won after clearing 4.75 meters at her second attempt, and missed every attempt at 4.80. Yarisley Silva also cleared 4.75 on her second attempt for a Cuban national record, but lost on a countback and took silver. Isinbayeva finished with bronze at 4.70. She had been aiming to be the first woman in track and field to win the same individual event in three straight Olympics.

Russian champion eyes 3rd Olympic pole vault title

Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva says she's targeting a third gold medal at the 2016 Rio Games. After reflecting on her bronze medal from Monday, the 30-year-old Russian says she has ''no reason to stop.'' Isinbayeva tells The Associated Press that, ''If I had got this gold medal from London, definitely I will stop, I will quit...

USA’s Jenn Suhr Beats Yelena Isinbayeva for Pole Vault Gold

American Pole Vaulting beauty Jenn Suhr defeated two-time gold medalist (superhottie) Yelena Isinbayeva in Monday’s Olympic Women’s Pole Vault Final.  Suhr secured Gold by clearing 4.75... [[ Read More ]]

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