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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POLE VAULT

I think I won the pole vault, as well as the mile run, but Im not sure.

Yes, I used to do some jumping, and occasionally a pole vault.

Fomey ought to be prominent in the pole vault, and if in condition, should win.

They got first in the broad jump and pole vault, and tied for the high jump.

The marks that went were the half-mile, the walk, the bicycle, and the pole vault.

The pole vault had netted them nothing, the deep blue having taken eight points and Northern Collegiate one.

The pole vault, broad jump, and both weight events were of doubtful outcome.

Tumuya paggúnit ang pulbult, Hold the pole vault at the end.

WORD ORIGIN

1877, from pole (n.1) + vault (n.2). As a verb from 1892 (implied in pole-vaulting). Related: Pole-vaulted.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR POLE VAULT

field event

nounthrowing or jumping competition
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