Michael Edwards (born 19 October 1968 in Farnham, Surrey) is a retired English pole vaulter. He was affiliated with the Belgrave Harriers in London.
He finished seventh at the 1987 European Junior Championships, fifth at the 1994 Commonwealth Gamesand sixth at the 1998 IAAF World Cup. He also competed at the 1990 European Championships, the 1991 World Championships, the 1992 Olympic Games and the 1993 World Championships without reaching the final.
His personal best jump was 5.52 metres, achieved in May 1993 in Abilene.
Dmitri Markov is a retired Belarusian and Australian pole vaulter. He is a former world champion and current Oceanian record holder. His gold medal winning jump at the 2001 World Championships made him the third person ever to clear 6.05 m.
Tim Lobinger is a retired German pole vaulter.
Mauro Barella is a retired Italian pole vaulter.
The men's pole vault at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entry list of 21 competitors from 13 nations, with two qualifying groups before the final (15) took place on Wednesday September 28, 1988. The maximum number of athletes per nation had been set at 3 since the 1930 Olympic Congress.
Valeri Bukrejev is a retired Estonian pole vaulter.
The Men's Pole Vault was an event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. There were a total number of 34 participating athletes from 23 nations. The maximum number of athletes per nation had been set at 3 since the 1930 Olympic Congress. The qualification mark was set at 5.60 metres.
These are the official results of the Men's Pole Vault event at the 1993 IAAF World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany. There were a total of 45 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups. The final was held on Thursday August 19, 1993.
These are the official results of the Men's Pole Vault event at the 1990 European Championships in Split, Yugoslavia, held at Stadion Poljud on 28 and 30 August 1990. There were a total number of nineteen participating athletes.
The men's pole vault event at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California had an entry list of 19 competitors from 13 nations, with two qualifying groups before the final (12) took place on Wednesday August 8, 1984. The maximum number of athletes per nation had been set at 3 since the 1930 Olympic Congress. The event was won by Pierre Quinon of France, the nation's first medal in the men's pole vault. France also took one of the two bronze medals after Thierry Vigneron tied with Earl Bell of the United States for third. Mike Tully, also American, earned silver. Bell and Tully continued the American streak of podium appearances in the event every time the United States competed.
Steven ("Steve") James Lewis is an English pole vaulter. His personal best jump of 5.82 metres, set in July 2012, is the British record for the event. Indoors his best is 5.77 m, achieved in Dessau on 2 March 2012.
These are the official results of the Men's Pole Vault event at the 1994 European Championships in Helsinki, Finland, held at Helsinki Olympic Stadium on 9 and 12 August 1994. There were 27 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups.
Renaud Lavillenie is a French pole vaulter. Lavillenie won gold medal at the 2012 Olympics in London and silver medal at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. In addition to his Olympic success, he has won three World Indoor Championships gold medals (record), three European Championships gold medals and four European Indoor Championships gold medals. He has also won one silver medal and four bronze medals at the World Championships. As of 25 August 2016, he holds the French national records for the highest pole vault clearance both outdoors and indoors. The 6.16 was the absolute world record for the pole vault for over 6 years, 2014–2020. He has been the pole vault overall winner of the IAAF Diamond League in seven consecutive years, from 2010 to 2016.
Jean-Marc Tailhardat is a retired French pole vaulter.
Marco Andreini is an Italian retired pole vaulter.
James Miller is a retired Australian pole vaulter.
Brian Roger Leslie Hooper in Sheerwater, Woking, Surrey is a former British Olympic pole vaulter, athletics coach and winner of the 1982 World Superstars Championship.
Renato Dionisi is an Italian former pole vaulter. He was born in Riva del Garda. He set a career best of 5.45 m in Rovereto on 25 June 1972.
Luke Cutts is a British pole vaulter. His personal best of 5.83 m set in 2014 is the British indoor record for the event. His outdoor best of 5.70 m puts him third on the all-time British lists.
Matthew Simson is a male British former shot putter. He was the gold medallist in the event at the 1994 Commonwealth Games, which he won with his career best throw of 19.49 m.
Werner Holl is a retired German pole vaulter.
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