Sam Kendricks, World Leader, PV at 5.90m, photo by PhotoRun.net
Both World leaders Kendricks and Sidorova, but not Lavillenie
CLERMONT-FERRAND (FRA): All-Star Perche special pole vault meet (EA Indoor Permit) will offer on Sunday the last top clash of the season before the European Indoor Championships. Unfortunately local hero and co-organiser Renaud Lavillenie will not be able to jump. Main favorite of the men competition will be so reigning World champion Sam Kendricks who is also World leader with 590. His main rivals will be top Polish jumpers Piotr Lisek and Pawel Wojciechowski, Olympic winner Thiago Braz, Commonwealth Champion Kurtis Marschall, former World indoor champion Kostadinos Filippidis and this season improved Swedish Melker Svard Jacobsson and Italian Claudio Stecchi. Women contest has also as big favorite fresh World Indoor Tour winner and World leader with 491 Anzhelika Sidorova with Canadian record holder Alysha Newman and former World champion Yarisley Silva. Best French Ninon Guillon-Romarin could not be missed.
Anzelhika Siderova, World Leader, PV, 4.91 meters, photo by PhotoRun.net