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Kharkiven sets new Ukraine pole vault record

Photo from kharkov-la.ru Kharkiv region championship (2016)

Ukrainian athlete Marina Kylypko set a national record in the pole vault, reports the Federation of athletics of Ukraine (UA).

September 3, she overcame the bar at a height of 4.65 m at the international competition “Jumping on the square” in the Italian town of Trani. This result is nine inches higher than her personal record.

Photo from http://www.uaf.org.ua/

After formal ratification, this result was declared a new national record.

BACKGROUND: Previous best achievement, set in 2004, in the open air of 4.57 m belongs to Angela Balakhonova.

Marina Kylypko was the participant of the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, where she stopped a step away from reaching the final.

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