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  • Russian Yelena Isinbaeva Vaults to World Record | Video

    Russian Yelena Isinbaeva Vaults to World Record

    Heavily favoured Yelena Isinbaeva of Russia breaks her own world record as she pole vaults 5.05m. American Jennifer Stuczynski is Isinbayeva's strongest competitor and clears 4.80m, but the Russian answers with a world record clearance. Stuczynski wins the silver medal and Svetlana Feofanova from Russia captures the bronze. Athletics Pole Vault Women Final - World Record (5.05m) - Beijing 2008 - Yelena Isinbaeva (RUS), Jennifer Stuczynski (USA), Svetlana Feofanova (RUS)
  • Yelena Isinbaeva’s record vault | Video

    Yelena Isinbaeva’s record vault

    With the pole vault gold medal assured at the Beijing 2008 Games, Isinbaeva went for the world record of 5.05m, and thrilled the crowd by achieving it at her third attempt.
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    A special day of sport in Lausanne

    On the eve of the inauguration of Olympic House and the celebrations to mark the 125th anniversary of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), a number of events took place in Lausanne today, setting the tone for a very busy and sporty weekend.
    22 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
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    Olympic superstars get active in Lausanne for Olympic Day

    As part of the inauguration of Olympic House, the new headquarters of the IOC, and the celebration of the 125th anniversary of the IOC on Olympic Day on Sunday (23 June), more than 30 visiting sports stars from the world of winter and summer sports will come to the Olympic Capital of Lausanne. On Saturday (22 June), they will get active at local sports clubs and take part in the Olympic Capital Run. 
    20 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
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