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article imageReview: Katie Nageotte wins silver at 2018 USA Track & Field Championship Special

By Markos Papadatos     Jun 25, 2018 in Sports
Des Moines - On June 24, 2018, pole vaulter Katie Nageotte won the silver medal at the 2018 USA Track and Field Championships in the women's pole vault.
This year's USA Track and Field Championships were held in Des Moines, Iowa, where Nageotte won the silver medal in the women's pole vault competition. Nageotte cleared the bar at 4.70 meters on her third attempt; moreover, she also tried one attempt at each of the following heights: 4.75, 4.80 and 4.85, but was unsuccessful.
The gold medal went to Sandi Morris, who was the 2018 World Indoor Champion in the women's pole vault. The bronze medal went to Jennifer "Jenn" Suhr, who cleared 4.60 meters on her first attempt, but failed at all three attempts at 4.70 meters; Suhr is the world leader in the women's pole vault this year, with 4.93 meters.
Earlier this year, Nageotte won the 2018 national indoor championship, where she bested Sandi Morris and Suhr, and set a personal best of 4.91 meters.
Read More: Katie Nageotte chatted with Digital Journal about her athletic career in pole vault, and the digital transformation of the sport.
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