USA’s Nageotte wins gold in women’s Olympic pole vault

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Katie Nageotte won the women’s pole vault on Thursday to give the United States only their fifth track and field gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics.

The 30-year-old won with a clearance of 4.90 metres.

Russian Anzhelika Sidorova won silver with 4.85m whilst Britain’s Holly Bradshaw took the bronze with the same height.

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Defending champion Katerina Stefanidi of Greece bowed out with a best clearance of 4.80m.

Details later…