World Lead for Lavillenie in Reno

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Pole vault world record holder, Renaud Lavillenie, set a new world lead at the UCS Pole Vault Summit in Reno Nevada.

The Olympic champion, Lavillenie, in his second competition of the season cleared  5.92m to win his second straight UCS Pole Vault Summit title. The second place with a new personal best took USA's pole vaulter, Sam Kendricks, with a mark of 5.86m. Kendrick's mark is the now the 3rd best in the world this season.

Great Britain's  Steve Lewis concluded the podium with a mark of 5.65 meters. 

The women's competition was  won  by Greece pole vaulter Katerina Stefanidi. The European pole vault champion jumped 4.60m leaving USA's Becky Holliday 4,50m and Mary Saxter 4,50m in second and third respectively.



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