Sunday, March 03, 2013
American Suhr sets indoor pole vault world record
American Olympic champion Jenn Suhr set the women's world indoor pole vault record when she leaped 5.02 metres at the U.S. championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday.
The vault, on Suhr's first attempt at the height, eclipsed Russian Yelena Isinbayeva's 2012 record of 5.01 metres.
(Reporting by Gene Cherry in Salvo, North Carolina; Editing by Ian Ransom)