Yelena Isinbaeva – profile 1


Yelena Isinbaeva

Russia’s Yelena Isinbaeva is the best women’s pole vaulter in history. She has twice won the Olympic gold medal in the event, and is the current world record holder.

  • Born: Volgograd, Russia, 1982
  • Height/Weight: 174 cm (5’8-1/2″); 65 kg (140 lbs)
  • Event: Pole Vault
  • Awards (selected): Olympic Gold Medal (Athens 2004, Beijing 2008); World Championships Gold Medal (Helsinki 2005, Osaka 2007); world record holder outdoor (5.06m) and indoor (5.01m); IAAF World Athlete of the Year (3x – 2004, 2005, 2008)

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