19 May 2012 Last updated at 15:40

Great City Games: Holly Bleasdale to savour partisan support

British pole vaulter Holly Bleasdale talks of her love for competing in the Great City Games in Manchester and believes the atmosphere will prepare her for the partisan support at the Olympic Stadium later this summer.

The British record holder admits she is not vaulting as well as her competitors but is happy with her technique and says she is on course to peak for London 2012.


  • Venue: Manchester
  • Date: Sunday, 20 May
  • Start: Manchester Run - 10:00 BST; CityGames - 15:30 BST

Coverage: Manchester Run live on BBC2 and BBC Sport website 10:00-12:30 BST; CityGames 15:30-17:00 BST. Report and reaction on BBC Sport website.