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Isinbayeva sets new indoor record

Yelena Isinbayeva
Isinbayeva's outdoor record stands at 5.05m

Olympic champion Yelena Isinbayeva has extended her own world indoor pole vault record to 5.00 metres.

The Russian, 36, first cleared 4.97m in Donetsk in the Ukraine to eclipse the mark of 4.95m she set in the same city last year.

And at her second attempt the IAAF's female athlete of the year became the first woman to clear 5.00m indoors.

Her outdoor record, set when she won gold at the Beijing Games last year, stands at 5.05m.



see also
Isinbayeva wins with new record
18 Aug 08 |  Athletics
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23 Nov 08 |  Athletics


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