• Short Summary

    STEVE SMITH, AN AMERICAN POLE VAULTER WHO FAILED TO CLEAR 16FT AT THE MUNICH OLYMPICS DUE TO THE CONTROVERSY OVER LEEE POLES TO HE USED, SET AN AMERICAN INDOOR RECORD LAST WEEK BY VAULTING 17 FT EIGHT AND ONE HALF INCHES.

  • Description


    SMITH POLE VAULTING, INTERVIEW WITH SMITH SHOTS OF HIM VIEEE VAULTING OVER MORE OF THE INTERVIEW.




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    Background: STEVE SMITH, AN AMERICAN POLE VAULTER WHO FAILED TO CLEAR 16FT AT THE MUNICH OLYMPICS DUE TO THE CONTROVERSY OVER LEEE POLES TO HE USED, SET AN AMERICAN INDOOR RECORD LAST WEEK BY VAULTING 17 FT EIGHT AND ONE HALF INCHES. THAT'S ONE HALF INCH UNDER KJELL ISAKSSON'S WORLD MARK. AT THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TRACK MEET AT THE NASSAU COLISUEM STEVE SMITH COMMENTED ON HIS VAULTING. SMITH SAYS HE HAS NO TROUBLE CLEARING GIFT IN PRACTICE AND FEELS HE SHOULD BE ABLE TO CLEAR 19FT SHORTLY. SMITH SAID THAT HE HAS IMPROVED A LOT SINCE THE OLYMPICS WITH BETTER COACHING AND BEING ABLE TO USE A BETTER POLE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1TERKMH7NRPTPWJ3ANW3OC0HW
    Media URN:
    VLVA1TERKMH7NRPTPWJ3ANW3OC0HW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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