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Review: Katie Nageotte’s triumphant pole vault journey in 2018 (Includes first-hand account)

On February 18, 2018, in the indoor track and field, she was named national indoor champion, where she cleared 4.91 meters in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

On June 24, Nageotte claimed the silver medal at the USA Track and Field Championships, behind Sandi Morris.

Katie Nageotte

Katie Nageotte
Photo Courtesy of Daniel Mitchell

This summer, in the outdoor track and field, Nageotte was able to set two personal records. On July 20, she cleared 4.75 meters at the IAAF Diamond League in Monaco, and 4.80 meters on August 26 in Beckum, Germany, at the 20th jubilee of the women’s pole vault competition.

Overall, this summer, Katie Nageotte improved her own personal best by seven centimeters from last year (4.73 meters). Hopefully, there will be many more achievements in the women’s pole vault to come in the following year for Nageotte. She has certainly established herself as a true force to be reckoned with.

Read More: Katie Nageotte chatted with Digital Journal about her athletic career.

Markos Papadatos
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Markos Papadatos is Digital Journal's Editor-at-Large for Music News. Papadatos is a Greek-American journalist and educator that has authored over 21,000 original articles over the past 18 years. He has interviewed some of the biggest names in music, entertainment, lifestyle, magic, and sports. He is a 16-time "Best of Long Island" winner, where for three consecutive years (2020, 2021, and 2022), he was honored as the "Best Long Island Personality" in Arts & Entertainment, an honor that has gone to Billy Joel six times.

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