March 9, 1998 in Sports

Two Set Pole Vault Record

Compiled From Wire Services

Stacy Dragila of the United States and Daniela Bartova of the Czech Republic both cleared 14 feet, 8-1/4 inches to break the women’s world indoor pole vault record Sunday.

Meanwhile, Gabriela Szabo of Romania shattered the world best in the women’s 2,000 meters, clocking 5 minutes, 30.53 seconds.

It was the third time the pole vault mark fell in three days, with Bartova breaking it twice.

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