Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

More Sports News

Kate Dennison raises British pole vault record again

Kate Dennison raised her British pole vault record to 4.60 metres at the Pedros Cup meeting in Szczecin.

Dennison added two centimetres to the performance she achieved at the British Grand Prix in July, and clinched a third-place finish at the Polish venue.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

The 25-year-old, who was sixth in the World Championships, was beaten by Anna Rogowska, the gold medallist from Berlin who cleared 4.70m, with Aleksandra Kiryashova given second on countback after also vaulting 4.60m.

In last night’s meeting, world 1,500 metres silver medallist Lisa Dobriskey lost for the second time in four days when beaten by Christin Wurth-Thomas in a sprint finish.

Dobriskey finished 0.32 seconds behind the American, who was fifth in Berlin and clocked a time of four minutes 7.31 seconds.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

With her track season now ended, Dobriskey will concentrate on winning two important road mile races at the Great North City Games in Newcastle on Saturday and New York’s Fifth Avenue event the following weekend.

Britain’s Robert Tobin clocked 45.95secs for second place in the 400m, won by UK-based Sudanese athlete Yusif Rabah in 45.64secs.


Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Put together by a member of the World-Track and Field Website team members. This is usually done by an in house member with able assistance from someone or an agency reporting from outside.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.