Men's Pole Vault

Athletics Beijing Olympics

World Record men’s pole vault: Sergey Bubka, Ukraine, 6.14

Venue: National Stadium

Steve Hooker of Australia sets OR in men’s pole vault

Steve Hooker of Australia has won the gold medal in the men’s pole vault setting a new Olympic record of 5.96.
Evgeny Lukyanenko of Russia won the silver medal and Denys Yurchenko of the Ukraine won the bronze medal.

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