pole vault

pole vault (plural pole vaults)

  1. (athletics) a jumping event contested in track and field which requires an athlete to carry a fiberglass pole down a runway, plant the pole into a vaulting box and vault over a fiberglass bar, landing on a matted pit
Related terms Translations
  • French: saut à la perche
  • German: Stabhochsprung
  • Italian: salto con l'asta
  • Portuguese: salto com vara
  • Russian: прыжо́к с шесто́м
  • Spanish: salto con pértiga, salto con garrocha

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