Friday, 6 July 2012
Bengtsson vaults 4.58m in Sollentuna
Angelica Bengtsson - 4.58m in Sollentuna (DECA Text&Bild)
Swedish teenager Angelica Bengtsson topped 4.58m in the Pole Vault to highlight the Folksam Grand Prix in Sollentuna on Thursday (5).
Her third attempt clearance added one centimetre to her previous PB of 4.57m set at the European Junior Championships in Tallinn last year. Bengtsson, who turns 19 on 8 July, holds the World junior record of 4.63m, set in the winter of 2011. She tried 4.65m in Sollentuna but missed.
Bob Ramsak for the IAAF
* NOTE: In an earlier version of this story it was incorrectly reported that Bengtsson's mark was a World junior record outdoors. We apologise and regret the error.
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