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Renaud Lavillenie triumphs at 4th straight European indoors

PRAGUE (AP) Renaud Lavillenie proved his class again by winning a fourth straight pole vault title at the European Indoor Championships on Saturday. The Frenchman vaulted 5.75 and 5.90 meters to leave behind the field. He cleared a year-best 6.04 at his second attempt for the championship record. Then he tried 6.17, 0.01 higher than the world indoor record he set a year ago, but...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Lavillenie eyes world record at European indoor championship

PRAGUE (AP) A year after Renaud Lavillenie set an indoor world record in the men's pole vault, he's ready to go even higher. The Frenchman cleared 6.16 meters to take Sergei Bubka's 21-year-old mark and secured victories in the Diamond Race and at the European Championships in 2014. The Olympic champion will be seeking a fourth straight title at the European Indoor Championships...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Lavillenie, Adams named IAAF athletes of the year

MONACO (AP) Pole vault indoor record holder Renaud Lavillenie of France and shot putter Valerie Adams of New Zealand were named world athletes of the year on Friday. The 28-year-old Lavillenie succeeded Usain Bolt after clearing 6.16 meters to take Sergei Bubka's 21-year-old mark in February. The Frenchman also won 21 of the 22 competitions he entered this year, securing victories...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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