Nina Kennedy continues to impress as she builds to the 2021 season. The 4.72m PB just shows how tough the Aussie pole vaulter is, and how competitive the women’s pole vault is on the global level! Nice to see Aussie pole vaulters kicking butt!
Kennedy 472 PB
PERTH (AUS, Dec 16): Nina Kennedy (23) continues in great pole vaulting. The Australian Commonwealth Games bronze medalist 2018, improved her personal best with 472 cm clearance. She also tried at new Australian record height 482, the record of Alana Boyd from 2016 is 481. The 472 ties 8th best result of 2020 and it is also 2nd best ever Australian performer.
Track and Field Athletes of the week by Trackinsun:
Men 1 Ryan Crouser (usa) 22.58 SP 2 Akira Aizawa (jap) 27:18.75 10.000m; 3 Eric Jenkins (usa) 27:22.06 10.000m
Women 1 Hitomi Niiya (jap) 30:20.44 10.000m 2 Rachel Schneider (usa) 31:09.79 10.000m 3 Nina Kennedy (aus) 4.70m -PV pic.twitter.com/pNfimLk5dt
— Trackinsun – Carles Baronet (@Trackinsun) December 8, 2020