Watch Sandi Morris Break the American Record in the Pole Vault

by LetsRun.com July 23, 2016 At the second and final stop of the 2016 American Track League in Houston Sandi Morris stole the show by vaulting 4.93 (16′ 2″) to break Jenn Suhr’s American record in the pole vault of 4.92. Morris then took three attempts at 5.07 to try and break Yelena Isinbayeva’s world record […]

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by LetsRun.com
July 23, 2016

At the second and final stop of the 2016 American Track League in Houston Sandi Morris stole the show by vaulting 4.93 (16′ 2″) to break Jenn Suhr’s American record in the pole vault of 4.92.

Morris then took three attempts at 5.07 to try and break Yelena Isinbayeva’s world record of 5.06.

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Video of Morris’ American record below.

https://twitter.com/AthleticsSweden/status/757046878114545668?lang=en

Even with Isinbayeva banned from Rio as part of the Russian team the women’s pole vault should be a great competition with Suhr, Morris, and Brazil hero Fabiana Murer.

QT: This wasn’t the biggest vault of Morris’ life. She vaulted 4.95 indoors where the American record is Jenn Suhr’s world record of 5.03.

Talk about Morris’ big vault on our fan forum / messageboard: MB: Sandi Morris New American Record Holder in Pole Vault

PLACE ATHLETE RESULT 4.20
13-9 ¼
4.35
14-3 ¼
4.50
14-9
4.60
15-1
4.70
15-5
4.80
15-9
4.93
16-2
5.07
16-7 ½
POS
1 USA Sandi Morris 4.93
PPP O O O O XO O XXX 5
2 CAN Anicka Newell 4.35
O O XXX 3
USA Ariana Ince nh
XXX 1
PUR Diamara Planell Cruz nh
XXX 2
USA Morgann LeLeux nh
XXX 4

 

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