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Not over yet

London 2012 - It appears that Germany’s Lisa Ryzih has quite a way to go if she hopes to clear this height in women’s pole vault.
IOC/John Huet
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A pleased Bleasdale

London 2012 - Holly Bleasdale pleases British fans and herself by clearing 4.45 meters on her final attempt to earn a three-way tie for sixth in women’s pole vault.
IOC/Jason Evans
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New Olympic event, running the flags

London 2012 - Flags adorn the celebrating women pole vaulters. Carrying three stripes for Russia is bronze medalist Elena Isinbaeva, donning the Cuban flag is Yarisley Silva who won silver, and wearing the Stars and Stripes is USA’s gold medalist Jennifer Suhr.
IOC/Jason Evans
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Silke smooth for fourth

London 2012 - Germany’s Silke Spiegelburg smoothly clears 4.55m and 4.65m but is unable to go higher. Her efforts bring her a fourth place finish in the women’s pole vault.
IOC/Jason Evans
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Second running of women’s steeplechase

London 2012 - The women’s 3000m steeplechase debuted in the Olympics at the Beijing 2008 games. These women run to earn the second ever set of medals in this event.
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Tough day for Ptacnikova

London 2012 - Jirina Ptacnikova is not pleased with her day in the Olympic women’s pole vault. The athlete from the Czech Republic cleared her first jump at 4.30m, but fails all other attempts and shares a sixth place result with two others.
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