Jenn Suhr wins Silver in PV at World T&F Championships in Moscow2012 Olympic Women's Pole Vault Champion and Indoor World record holder, Jennifer Suhr (Churchville, NY), will be bringing home the Silver Medal from the 2013 IAAF World Track & Field Championships from Moscow, Russia. Jenn jumped 4.82m and finished second to Outdoor World record holder Elena Isinbayeva of Russia who jumped 4.89m.
Another 2012 Olympian and 5k American record holder Molly Huddle (Elmira, NY) finished 6th in the final of the Women's 5000m in 15:05.73. She was the top US finisher. Her splits were 79.33-77.30-70.69-72.65-74.96-75.73-71.86-71.19-70.02-70.04-70.10-69.86-32.00.
That's a 4:40.02 1600m between 3600m and 4800m of her race. Wow!
Race Walker Miranda Melville (Rush, NY) was one of four athletes DQ'ed from the finals of the 20 km Race Walk for violation of Rule 230.6(a). Her splits were 23:34 at 5k, 46:54 at 10k and 56:38 at 12k where she was DQ'ed.