Vaulting pioneer Dragila recalls memories of landmark global title

Vaulting pioneer Dragila recalls memories of landmark global title

To have any gold medal in your trophy cabinet is rare enough, but to have the very first global one in your sport is rarer still. 24 years ago today, on 9 March 1997, Stacy Dragila soared over 4.60m to win the world indoor pole vault title in Paris, the first time the event had appeared on the women’s programme.

Source: World Athletics

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