• Lavillenie clears 5.93m in Aubiere

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Pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie set the top mark at the French Indoor championships day 1 in Aubiere on Saturday, Feb. 27.

The Olympic pole vault champion cleared 5.93m to collect another French national title. Lavillenie opened the competition when there was no other pole vaulters left in the contest. On his first attempt the Frenchmen went over 5.77m. The next height of 5.93m he also cleared on his first try before failing all three times at 6.03m.

Second place in the men's pole vault took Stanley Joseph who cleared  5.63m, while Jerome Clavier took third with a mark of 5.50m.

Christophe Lemaitre was the winner in the men's 60m final with a time of 6.64 seconds. Carole Zahi took the women's 60m French title in 6.18 seconds, however invited athlete Marie-josee Talou (CIV) was the race winner with at time 7.12 seconds. 

Marine Vallet won the women's high jump by clearing 1.87m. 

Cindy Billaud took the French 60m hurdles  crown with a time of 8.07 seconds.

The 2016 French indoor championships will continue on Sunday, Feb. 28

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