Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Former Rebel Sam Kendricks Takes Gold At IAAF World Championship

Former Ole Miss Rebel track star, Sam Kendricks has won the men’s pole vault final at the IAAF World Championship in London. With a mark of 5.95 meters (19.52 ft), Kendricks edged out Piotr Lisek from Poland and France’s Renaud Lavillenie, who both posted a mark of 5.89 meters.

Kendricks is no stranger to international competition as he took home the bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio by posting a 5.85 mark (19.19 ft). The Olympic team sent their congratulations to their teammate via Twitter. 

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