27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Anastasia Savchenko wins Universiade gold in women's pole vault

The Russian Anastasia Savchenko won the gold in the women's pole vault at the Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan.

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Universiade. Day 5. Athletics © RIA Novosti/Konstantin Chalabov

Savchenko could jump 4.60m, R-Sports reports. German pole vaulter Martina Schultze (4.40m) placed second. Fanny Smets (Belgium) closed the top three (4.30). Another Russian athlete Alexandra Kiryashova placed 7th (4.20).

 

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