• Lavillenie flies 6.03m in Jablonec

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Pole vault Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie (FRA) cleared an impressive 6.03m at the Jablonec Indoor Gala the European Indoor Permit meet on Saturday, March 5.

Lavillenie repeated his season best and world lead of 6.03m to win the men's pole vault. Czech Jan Kudlichka went over 5.74m to finish in second, while  Frenchmen Stanley Joseph took third with a mark of 5.64m.

Tiffany Porter  of Great Britain beat Andrea Ivančević of Criatia in the women's 60m hurdles final setting a new European lead of 7.89 seconds. Ivančević, who took second posted a very fast 7.98 seconds.

In the men's 60m final World indoor champ Richard Kilty (GBR) clocked a new European lead of 6.50 seconds to win the event.  Michelle-lee Ahye of Trinidad and Tobago set a new meeting record of 7.11 to win the women's 60m final.

Radek Juska of  Czech Republic leaped 8.03m to win the men's long jump,  meanwhile Tomáš Staněk beat star studded men's shot put field with toss of 21.30.

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