Athletics at the 1990 Commonwealth Games – Men's pole vault

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The men's pole vault event at the 1990 Commonwealth Games was held on 2 February at the Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland. [1]

Pole vault track and field event

Pole vaulting is a track and field event in which a person uses a long flexible pole as an aid to jump over a bar. Pole jumping competitions were known to the ancient Greeks, Cretans and Celts. It has been a full medal event at the Olympic Games since 1896 for men and since 2000 for women.

Athletics at the 1990 Commonwealth Games

At the 1990 Commonwealth Games, the athletics events were held at the Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand from 27 January to 3 February 1990. A total of 42 events were contested, 23 by male and 19 by female athletes.

Mount Smart Stadium football stadium

Mt Smart Stadium is a stadium in Auckland, New Zealand. It is the home ground of National Rugby League team, the New Zealand Warriors. Built within the quarried remnants of the Rarotonga / Mount Smart volcanic cone, it is located 10 kilometres south of the city centre, in the suburb of Penrose.

Results

Rank Name Nationality 4.60 4.80 5.00 5.10 5.20 5.25 5.30 5.35 5.55 Result Notes
Simon Arkell Flag of Australia.svg  Australia o o xo xo xo xxx 5.35 GR
Ian Tullett Flag of England.svg  England xo o o xo xo xx– x 5.25 PB
Simon Poelman Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand xo o xxo xxx 5.20 NR
Neil Honey Flag of Australia.svg  Australia xo xo xxo xxx 5.20
Paul Just Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 5.10
Adam Steinhardt Flag of Australia.svg  Australia o o xo xxx 5.10
Paul Gibbons Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 5.10
Bob Ferguson Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 5.10
Doug Wood Flag of Canada.svg  Canada xo xo xxx 5.00
10 Matt Belsham Flag of England.svg  England xo xxo xo xxx 5.00
11 Derek McKee Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 4.80
12 Andy Ashurst Flag of England.svg  England

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