Renaud Lavillenie Lavillenie sets pole vault record

Renaud Lavillenie of France sets a new Olympic men's pole vault record as he wins gold after an enthralling competition.

10 Aug 12

Steven Lewis Lewis relieved to make Olympics

Team GB

28 Jun 12

Pole vaulter Steven Lewis is relieved to have made Great Britain's Olympic team - to ensure his friends and family did not waste their money on tickets.

Steve Lewis Lewis salutes GB female vaulters

Team GB

20 Feb 12

Pole vaulter Steve Lewis says the standard in the sport is as high as it has ever been in Britain, particularly in the women's event.

Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Lavillenie FRA 5.97 m OR
2 Otto GER 5.91 m
3 Holzdeppe GER 5.91 m PB
View full results for Men's Pole Vault

Head to Head

Steven Lewis vs Mareks Arents

Steven Lewis

Steven Lewis Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

5.75 Men's Pole Vault

Height

1.91m (6'3")

Weight

84kg

Age

27

Mareks Arents

Mareks Arents Latvia flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (m)

5.35 Men's Pole Vault

Height

1.9m (6'3")

Weight

85kg

Age

27

View the London 2012 medallist table