Yelena Isinbayeva Isinbayeva promises 2016 return

Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva plans to compete at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 in an attempt to win a third gold.

8 Aug 12

United States' Jennifer Suhr Suhr wins with Isinbayeva third

Team GB

6 Aug 12

Jennifer Suhr wins the women's pole vault at London 2012 on countback from Yarisley Silva, with Yelena Isinbayeva third.

Holly Bleasdale Bleasdale in pole vault challenge

Team GB

4 Aug 12

British record holder Holly Bleasdale begins her quest to win a pole vault medal with the qualifying on Saturday morning.

Shara Proctor Proctor & Bleasdale break records

Team GB

24 Jun 12

Long jumper Shara Proctor and pole vaulter Holly Bleasdale set new British records to seal their places in Britain's Olympic team.

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Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Suhr USA 4.75 m
2 Silva CUB 4.75 m =NR
3 Isinbayeva RUS 4.70 m
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Head to Head

Holly Bleasdale vs Kate Dennison

Holly Bleasdale

Holly Bleasdale One to watch Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

4.45 Women's Pole Vault

Height

1.75m (5'9")

Weight

70kg

Age

22

Kate Dennison

Kate Dennison Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (m)

4.25 Women's Pole Vault

Height

1.71m (5'7")

Weight

60kg

Age

29

View the London 2012 medallist table