KEY WEST (USA, Jan 6): Greek pole vault star Katerina Stefanidi opened the year at the outdoor meet Pole Vault in Paradise in Florida. She won with 457 clearance. She also tried at Olympic Standard 473. “Today, the weather was too hot for me. It was a good start,” she said. She cleared in process 437, 447, and 457, her following competition will be next week in Reno at the Pole Vault Summit.

Sandi Morris, Anzehlika Siderova, Ekaterina Stefanidi, photo by Adam Johnson Eder, The Shoe Addicts

RunBlogRun opines: Katerina Stefanidi is one of the most medaled (11 medals) women’s pole vaults ever! With 4 medals at the European outdoors (2 golds, 2 silvers), an Olympic gold (2016), European Indoor gold and silver, and 1 gold and 1 bronze in the World Championships, the Greek star has had a career spanning. nineteen years. She began as a junior in 2005. Katerina Stefanidi has PBs of 4.91m indoors and 4.90m outdoors

For Stefanidi, the career continues, and what will be seen in 2024? Stefanidi knows how to compete in the big meets. Paris could be very, very exciting!