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Athletics at the 1972 München Summer Games:

Men's Decathlon Pole vault

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Host City: München, West Germany
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Olympic Park, München
Date Started: September 8, 1972
Date Finished: September 8, 1972

Gold: URS Mykola Avilov
Silver: URS Leonid Lytvynenko
Bronze: POL Ryszard Katus

Pole vault

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H P(1962T) P(1985T)
1T Jeff Bennett 23 United States USA 4.80 1.005 849
1T Steen Smidt-Jensen 27 Denmark DEN 4.80 1.005 849
3 Roger Lespagnard 25 Belgium BEL 4.60 957 790
4T Bruce Jenner 22 United States USA 4.55 945 775
4T Mykola Avilov 24 Soviet Union URS 4.55 945 775
6T Ryszard Katus 25 Poland POL 4.50 932 760
6T Tadeusz Janczenko 26 Poland POL 4.50 932 760
6T Yves Le Roy 21 France FRA 4.50 932 760
9T Freddy Herbrand 28 Belgium BEL 4.40 909 731
9T Leonid Lytvynenko 23 Soviet Union URS 4.40 909 731
9T Radu Gavrilaş 20 Romania ROU 4.40 909 731
9T Stefan Schreyer 25 East Germany GDR 4.40 909 731
13T Boris Ivanov 24 Soviet Union URS 4.30 884 702
13T Sepp Zeilbauer 19 Austria AUT 4.30 884 702
15 Jean-Pierre Schoebel 23 France FRA 4.20 859 673
16T Heinz Born 24 Switzerland SUI 4.00 807 617
16T Jeff Bannister 26 United States USA 4.00 807 617
16T József Bakai 30 Hungary HUN 4.00 807 617
19 Barry King 27 Great Britain GBR 3.90 780 590
20 Régis Ghesquière 23 Belgium BEL 3.80 754 562
21 Vijay Singh Chauhan 23 India IND 3.70 728 535
22 Peter Gabbett 30 Great Britain GBR 3.60 700 509
23 Wilfred Mwalawanda 27 Malawi MAW 3.30 615 431
AC Luis Flores 24 Guatemala GUA 0 0 NM
AC Ruedi Mangisch 19 Switzerland SUI 0 0 NM

Pole vault 3.30 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Barry King 27 Great Britain GBR o
NP Wilfred Mwalawanda 27 Malawi MAW o
NP Vijay Singh Chauhan 23 India IND xo
NP Luis Flores 24 Guatemala GUA xxx

Pole vault 3.40 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Barry King 27 Great Britain GBR o
NP Vijay Singh Chauhan 23 India IND xo

Pole vault 3.50 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Régis Ghesquière 23 Belgium BEL o
NP Vijay Singh Chauhan 23 India IND o

Pole vault 3.60 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Jeff Bannister 26 United States USA o
NP Peter Gabbett 30 Great Britain GBR o
NP Radu Gavrilaş 20 Romania ROU o
NP Sepp Zeilbauer 19 Austria AUT o
NP Heinz Born 24 Switzerland SUI xo
NP Barry King 27 Great Britain GBR xo
NP Vijay Singh Chauhan 23 India IND xo
NP Ruedi Mangisch 19 Switzerland SUI xxx

Pole vault 3.70 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Barry King 27 Great Britain GBR o
NP Vijay Singh Chauhan 23 India IND o

Pole vault 3.80 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Heinz Born 24 Switzerland SUI o
NP Radu Gavrilaş 20 Romania ROU o
NP Régis Ghesquière 23 Belgium BEL o
NP Boris Ivanov 24 Soviet Union URS o
NP Tadeusz Janczenko 26 Poland POL o
NP Barry King 27 Great Britain GBR o
NP Leonid Lytvynenko 23 Soviet Union URS o
NP Stefan Schreyer 25 East Germany GDR o
NP Jeff Bannister 26 United States USA xxo
NP Peter Gabbett 30 Great Britain GBR xxx
NP Vijay Singh Chauhan 23 India IND xxx

Pole vault 3.90 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Radu Gavrilaş 20 Romania ROU xo
NP Boris Ivanov 24 Soviet Union URS xo
NP Barry King 27 Great Britain GBR xo
NP Régis Ghesquière 23 Belgium BEL xxx

Pole vault 4.00 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Mykola Avilov 24 Soviet Union URS o
NP József Bakai 30 Hungary HUN o
NP Jeff Bannister 26 United States USA o
NP Heinz Born 24 Switzerland SUI o
NP Tadeusz Janczenko 26 Poland POL o
NP Roger Lespagnard 25 Belgium BEL o
NP Leonid Lytvynenko 23 Soviet Union URS o
NP Jean-Pierre Schoebel 23 France FRA o
NP Stefan Schreyer 25 East Germany GDR o
NP Sepp Zeilbauer 19 Austria AUT o
NP Radu Gavrilaş 20 Romania ROU xo
NP Ryszard Katus 25 Poland POL xo
NP Freddy Herbrand 28 Belgium BEL xxo
NP Barry King 27 Great Britain GBR xxx

Pole vault 4.10 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Freddy Herbrand 28 Belgium BEL o
NP Bruce Jenner 22 United States USA o
NP Stefan Schreyer 25 East Germany GDR o
NP Sepp Zeilbauer 19 Austria AUT o
NP Boris Ivanov 24 Soviet Union URS xo
NP Jeff Bannister 26 United States USA xxx

Pole vault 4.20 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Freddy Herbrand 28 Belgium BEL o
NP Boris Ivanov 24 Soviet Union URS o
NP Tadeusz Janczenko 26 Poland POL o
NP Ryszard Katus 25 Poland POL o
NP Roger Lespagnard 25 Belgium BEL o
NP Leonid Lytvynenko 23 Soviet Union URS o
NP Jean-Pierre Schoebel 23 France FRA o
NP Stefan Schreyer 25 East Germany GDR o
NP Steen Smidt-Jensen 27 Denmark DEN o
NP Sepp Zeilbauer 19 Austria AUT o
NP Mykola Avilov 24 Soviet Union URS xo
NP Radu Gavrilaş 20 Romania ROU xo
NP Heinz Born 24 Switzerland SUI xxx

Pole vault 4.30 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Mykola Avilov 24 Soviet Union URS o
NP Radu Gavrilaş 20 Romania ROU o
NP Tadeusz Janczenko 26 Poland POL o
NP Yves Le Roy 21 France FRA o
NP Stefan Schreyer 25 East Germany GDR o
NP Sepp Zeilbauer 19 Austria AUT o
NP Freddy Herbrand 28 Belgium BEL xo
NP Bruce Jenner 22 United States USA xo
NP Leonid Lytvynenko 23 Soviet Union URS xxo
NP József Bakai 30 Hungary HUN xxx
NP Boris Ivanov 24 Soviet Union URS xxx

Pole vault 4.40 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Radu Gavrilaş 20 Romania ROU o
NP Freddy Herbrand 28 Belgium BEL o
NP Ryszard Katus 25 Poland POL o
NP Leonid Lytvynenko 23 Soviet Union URS o
NP Stefan Schreyer 25 East Germany GDR o
NP Steen Smidt-Jensen 27 Denmark DEN o
NP Mykola Avilov 24 Soviet Union URS xo
NP Tadeusz Janczenko 26 Poland POL xo
NP Roger Lespagnard 25 Belgium BEL xo
NP Jean-Pierre Schoebel 23 France FRA xxx

Pole vault 4.50 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Mykola Avilov 24 Soviet Union URS o
NP Ryszard Katus 25 Poland POL o
NP Yves Le Roy 21 France FRA o
NP Roger Lespagnard 25 Belgium BEL o
NP Jeff Bennett 23 United States USA xo
NP Bruce Jenner 22 United States USA xo
NP Tadeusz Janczenko 26 Poland POL xxo
NP Radu Gavrilaş 20 Romania ROU xxx
NP Freddy Herbrand 28 Belgium BEL xxx
NP Leonid Lytvynenko 23 Soviet Union URS xxx
NP Stefan Schreyer 25 East Germany GDR xxx
NP Sepp Zeilbauer 19 Austria AUT xxx

Pole vault 4.55 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Bruce Jenner 22 United States USA o
NP Mykola Avilov 24 Soviet Union URS xo
NP Tadeusz Janczenko 26 Poland POL xxx

Pole vault 4.60 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Roger Lespagnard 25 Belgium BEL o
NP Steen Smidt-Jensen 27 Denmark DEN xxo
NP Mykola Avilov 24 Soviet Union URS xxx
NP Bruce Jenner 22 United States USA xxx
NP Ryszard Katus 25 Poland POL xxx

Pole vault 4.70 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Jeff Bennett 23 United States USA o
NP Steen Smidt-Jensen 27 Denmark DEN xxo
NP Yves Le Roy 21 France FRA xxx
NP Roger Lespagnard 25 Belgium BEL xxx

Pole vault 4.80 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Jeff Bennett 23 United States USA o
NP Steen Smidt-Jensen 27 Denmark DEN xo

Pole vault 4.90 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H
NP Jeff Bennett 23 United States USA xxx