Sandi Morris clears 4.80 meters, Alysa Newman 4.75m Canadian NR

Morris_Sandi-WC17.JPGSandi Morris, photo by
Morris 480, Newman 475 NR
BECKUM (GER, Aug 27): Olympic and World medalist Sandi Morris from USA cleared in second try 480 to win the 19th Women Pole Vault meet here. She also had one try at World leading 492, but that was for 3500 spectators. Morris did not continue afterwards to save energy for the DL final next Friday. Second Alysha Newman achieved in third attempt new Canadian record 475 with 2015 World champion Yarisley Silva and British record holder Holly Bradshaw 470 as third and fourth. Fifth place for Czech record holder Jirina Ptacnikova 450.

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