Yelena Isinbayeva Wins Gold in Pole Vault – Athens 2004 Olympics

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Highlights from Yelena Isinbayeva’s dramatic Gold medal win within the Women’s Pole Vault on the Olympic Stadium in Athens in 2004.

Arriving on the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, Isinbayeva was already a world report holder and due to this fact a favorite; nevertheless she had positioned third within the World Championships. Yelena Isinbayeva had already missed two makes an attempt for 4.70 and 4.75 metres, leaving her in third place, with fellow Russian athlete Svetlana Feofanova main. In a leap that might outline a bronze or gold medal, she made her last try immediately for 4.80m. This time, an ideal leap took Isinbayeva to the lead. Yelena Isinbayeva nonetheless got here again to move the 4.85m barrier and after that settle a brand new world report at 4.91m.

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