Yelena Isinbayeva Russian Federation
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Date of birth

03 Jun 1982

Height

1.74m

Weight

59kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Golden girl Isinbayeva is in pole position for a third successive Olympic title at London 2012

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Yelena Isinbayeva Isinbayeva promises 2016 return

Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva plans to compete at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 in an attempt to win a third gold.

8 Aug 12

USA's Jennifer Suhr USA's Suhr wins pole vault gold

Jennifer Suhr clears 4.75m as she claims gold in the pole vault at the Olympic Stadium.

United States' Jennifer Suhr Suhr wins with Isinbayeva third

Jennifer Suhr wins the women's pole vault at London 2012 on countback from Yarisley Silva, with Yelena Isinbayeva third.

Holly Bleasdale Bleasdale in pole vault challenge

British record holder Holly Bleasdale begins her quest to win a pole vault medal with the qualifying on Saturday morning.

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Results for Yelena Isinbayeva

Date Event Rank Mark
6 Aug Women's Pole Vault Final 3 bronze 4.70 m
4 Aug Women's Pole Vault Qualification, Group B 1 4.55 m

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Yelena Isinbayeva vs Holly Bleasdale

Yelena Isinbayeva

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London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

4.70 Women's Pole Vault

Height

1.74m (5'9")

Weight

59kg

Age

33

Holly Bleasdale

Holly Bleasdale One to watch Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

4.45 Women's Pole Vault

Height

1.75m (5'9")

Weight

70kg

Age

23

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