Piotr Lisek, photo by PhotoRun.net
Lisek wins in jump-off
SZCZECIN (POL, Feb 12): Special pole vault meet had ending in a three way tie with 578 clearance in second attempt by Piotr Lisek, Kurtis Marschall and Claudio Stecchi (PB). No one went over 585 three times and then once in a jump-off. At 580 Stecchi gave up and Lisek with Marschall were not succesfull. Then at 575 Lisek jumped and Marschall was not competing anymore. Fourth World champion Sam Kendricks 561 and fifth Robert Sobera also 561. Canadian Alysha Newman won women with 463 over Chinese record holder Li Ling also 463 and US Kristen Leland 453.