World Athletics: Yarisley Silva of Cuba Wins Women's Pole Vault
Cuba's Yarisley Silva won the women's pole vault title at the world championships.
Cuba's Yarisley Silva won the women's pole vault title at the world championships on Wednesday. Silva, the silver medallist at the London Olympics, vaulted a best of 4.90 metres. (Latest Athletics News from Beijing)
Fabiana Murer of Brazil, 2011 world champion, took silver with a new South American record of 4.85m.
Greece's Nikoleta Kyriakopoulou completed the podium with 4.80m.