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A World Athletics initiative, three of Track and field titans Renaud Lavillenie (FRA), Mondo Duplantis (SWE) and Sam Kendricks (USA) have come up with a virtual competition idea to get together – at a safe distance – and bring some competitive live-action to fans.

The Ultimate Garden Clash – Pole Vault Edition – the three world-class athletes take on each other from the safety of their own backyard in a unique pole vault competition for the times we find ourselves living in.

It will be live-streamed on World Athletics YouTube, Twitter and Facebook pages.

Competition date and time

    Date: w/c 20 April, exact day to be decided on weather conditions in the three locations

    Time: Between 5:00PM – 6:30PM CET (10:00AM – 11:30AM CST)

Competition format:

  • Renaud is in Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • Sam is in Oxford, Mississippi
  • Mondo is in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • 3 athletes, 3 different nationalities, 3 different pole vault facilities
  • 3 bars at 5 metres, 30 min to clear as many bars as possible

Note: Singapore is 6 hours ahead of Central European Time.

19th Apr 2020
singapore athletic association
singapore athletic association

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