IAAF World Indoor Championships Pole Vault Results

Thursday At Portland, Oregon Men Pole Vault - 1, Renaud Lavillenie, France, 19 feet, 9 inches. 2, Sam Kendricks, United States, 19-0 1/4. 3, Piotr Lisek, Poland, 18-10 1/4. 4, Jan Kudlicka, Czech Republic, 18-10 1/4. 4, Shawnacy Barber, Canada, 18-10 1/4. 6, Robert Sobera, Poland, 18-6 1/2. 7, Konstadinos Filippidis, Greece, 18-6 1/2. 8, Mike Arnold, United States, 18-6 1/2....
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Lavillenie attempts pole vault record at world indoors.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) France's Renaud Lavillenie attempted to break his own world record in the pole vault but settled for the gold medal in the event on Thursday night at the world indoor track and field championships. Lavillenie bested American Sam Kendricks for the championship, successfully clearing 19 feet, 9 inches. He then set the bar at 20-2 3/4, in the bid to surpass his...
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Injured Lavillenie withdraws from Diamond League opener

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Pole vault world record-holder Renaud Lavillenie has withdrawn from the season-opening Diamond League meet in Doha after injuring his shoulder while running in a 4x100-meter race for his club in France. A statement from Diamond League organizers on Tuesday said Lavillenie hurt his shoulder when he fell at the finish line running the anchor leg in Lyon on Sunday...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Big season ahead for pole-vault record-holder Lavillenie

This year, Renaud Lavillenie wants to be the Diamond League's top pole-vaulter for a sixth straight season, break his own world record, claim a first world title, and hopefully leave enough free time to go motorcycle racing. ''I think it will be a good season,'' the 2014 IAAF athlete of the year said Tuesday. ''I hope so.'' It's a big year for the Frenchman, maybe even as big as...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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