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France's Daunay wins marathon at Euros

ZURICH (AP) Christelle Daunay of France broke away from Italian Valeria Straneo in the final stages of the marathon to win the European Championships title on Saturday. Jessica Augusto of Portugal, who had been in lone pursuit of the pair for much of the race, took bronze. At age 39, Daunay won the biggest title in her career in championship record time of 2 hours, 25 minutes, 14...
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Holzdeppe wins men's pole vault gold

Raphael Holzdeppe of Germany won the men's pole vault Monday at the world championships, beating Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie of France. Both Holzdeppe and Lavillenie jumped 19 feet, 3 inches, but the German won because of fewer misses.
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August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch This French Pole Vaulter Freak Out Over A Red Flag (Whatever That Means)

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...
Via With Leather
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Olympic Pole Vaulter Experiences Olympic Size Roller-coaster Of Emotions

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...
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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