• Lavillenie clears huge 6.02m

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Pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie moved to #1 spot in the world this season as he cleared 6.02m at the All Star Pole Vault meet in Clermont Ferrand, France on Sunday Feb. 21.

Lavillenie had a almost perfect night as he cleared 5.70m, 5.84m and 6.02m on first attempt. The London Olympic champion Lavillenie then attempted a new world record of 6.17m, but missed the height on all three attempts. 

Canada's world champion,Shawn Barber, who won pole vault contest yesterday at the Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix took second with a mark of 5.91m, while Greece's Konstadinos Filippidis concluded the podium with a mark of 5.84m.

The women's international contest winner was former world champion Fabiana Murer from Brazil who cleared of 4.71m on her second attempt. Greece pole vaulter Nikoleta Kiriakopulou also cleared 4.71m, but ended up second as she took three attempts to clear the height. Third place took Swiss vaulter Nicole Buchler with a mark of 4.62m.

Full meet results here.

Men's Elite Results

1
6m02
LAVILLENIE Renaud





 
2
5m91
BARBER Shawn (Can)





 
3
5m84
FILIPPIDIS Konstadinos (Gre)





 
3
5m84
KENDRICKS Sam (Usa)





 
5
5m84
WOJCIECHOWSKI Pawel (Pol)





 
6
5m77
LISEK Piotr (Pol)





 
7
5m57
BALNER Michal (Cze)





 
8
5m57
JOSEPH Stanley





 
9
5m57
LAVILLENIE Valentin





 
9
5m57
DUTRA Augusto (Bra)





 
11
5m42
CLAVIER Jerome





 
-
NC
HOLZDEPPE Raphael (Ger)





 Women's Elite Results

1
4m71
MURER Fabiana (Bra)





 
2
4m71
KIRIAKOPOULOU Nikoleta (Gre)





 
3
4m62
BUCHLER Nicole (Sui)





 
4
4m62
RYZIH Lisa (Ger)





 
4
4m62
MALACOVA Romana (Cze)





 
6
4m52
PEINADO Rosbeylis (Ven)





 
7
4m42
BOSLAK Vanessa





 
7
4m42
PTACNIKOVA Jifina (Cze)





 
9
4m32
NIKKANEN Minna (Fin)





 

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