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• Lavillenie Wins Street Pole Vault Contest

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World pole vault record holder, Renaud Lavillenie, kicked of his 2015 outdoor season with a solid win at a promotional Drake Relays pole vault contest on the steerts of Des Moines in Iowa on Wednesday. 

" Despite shifting winds and cool temperatures I managed to win the event with a mark of 5.80m using 16 steps. I'll be back in competition on Saturday at Drake Relays". Lavillenie posted on his Instagram page.

 

  Results

Pos Athlete Name Mark 5.20m
17-0 ¾
5.35m
17-6 ½
5.50m
18-0 ½
5.60m
18-4 ½
5.70m
18-8 ¼
1 Renaud Lavillenie
Nike
5.80m
19-0 ¼
PPP PPP XO PPP XXO
2 Brad Walker
NYAC/Mizuno
5.70m
18-8 ¼
PPP PPP O PPP XO
3 Steve Lewis
Adidas
5.35m
17-6 ½
PPP O XXX    
3 Shawn Barber
Canada
5.35m
17-6 ½
O O XXX    
5 Karsten Dilla
Germany
5.35m
17-6 ½
XO XO XXX    
  Mark Hollis
Nike
  XXX        

 


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