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Hooker Collects Gold with Olympic Record

In November 2016, Denys YURCHENKO of Ukraine, competing in the Athletics Men's pole vault event, in which he ranked first and for which he was awarded the gold medal, has been disqualified from the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.

Australian Steve Hooker captures the gold medal in men's pole vault with an Olympic record of 5.96m. Evgeny Lukyanenko of Russia takes home the silver medal. Athletics Pole Vault Men Final - Olympic Record (5.96m) - Beijing 2008 - Steve Hooker (AUS), Evgeny Lukyanenko (RUS).

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