Raphael Holzdeppe of Germany won the men's pole vault Monday at
the world championships, beating Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie
Both Holzdeppe and Lavillenie jumped 19 feet, 3 inches, but the
German won because of fewer misses.
The 2013 European Indoor Athletics Championships were held over the weekend in Gothenburg, Sweden, finally answering my nagging question of “What the hell else do Olympic athletes compete in?” Men and women from all over Europe have competed since January to qualify for this huge athletics competition, and the biggest winners of this year’s EIAC included…*scrolls through...
Olympic pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie is one heck of a pole vaulter and also one grown man-baby. Despite winning his third European indoor pole vault title this past Sunday, he will still only be known as the guy who threw a child-like tantrum.
According to The Star:
The Frenchman took gold with 6.01m before successfully clearing 6.07m on his third and final attempt which would...