Four-time world hammer champion Pawel Fajdek, double world pole vault medallist Piotr Lisek and European 400m champion Justyna Swiety-Ersetic are just some of the Polish stars set to compete at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, in Silesia on 6 September.
Another night, another mammoth jumps showdown. This time it was the men’s pole vault where Sam Kendricks became just the second man to successfully defend a world title in the event after a captivating battle with teenaged sensation Armand Duplantis.
Piotr Lisek won a monumental men’s pole vault at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco tonight (12) with an effort of 6.02m – a Polish record, meeting record, and world-leading mark.
Polish pole vaulter Piotr Lisek climbed to a share of the 10th spot on the world all-time list at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on Friday (5), smashing the Athletissima meeting record with a lifetime best of 6.01m.
Piotr Lisek’s world-leading 5.91m clearance in the pole vault and a 22-metre blast in the shot put by Konrad Bukowiecki were among the key highlights at the fourth edition of the Copernicus Cup, the penultimate stop of the six-meeting 2018 IAAF World Indoor Tour, in Torun on Thursday (15).
Renaud Lavillenie will need to be close to his best form to win a record fifth successive European indoor pole vault title in Belgrade next month as Piotr Lisek confirmed his terrific early season shape in Potsdam, becoming the 10th vaulter in history to clear six metres indoors.