Common questions

What is Sergey Bubka famous for?

What is Sergey Bubka famous for?

Bubka won six consecutive IAAF World Championships, an Olympic gold medal and broke the world record for men’s pole vault 35 times. He was the first pole vaulter to clear 6.0 metres and 6.10 metres….Sergey Bubka.

Personal information
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Pole vault
Turned pro 1981
Coached by Vitaly Petrov (first coach)

How old is Sergey Bubka?

57 years (December 4, 1963)
Sergey Bubka/Age

How tall is Sergey Bubka?

1.83 m
Sergey Bubka/Height

When did Sergey Bubka retire?

Sergey Bubka/Career end

Who holds the javelin world record?

Jan Zelezny
Jan Zelezny of the Czech Republic holds the current world record (with the redesigned javelin) of 98.48 metres. Four-time Olympic medallist Zelezny achieved the milestone in 1996.

Who is the best pole vaulter in the world?

Armand “Mondo” Duplantis
Sweden’s Armand “Mondo” Duplantis confirmed his status as the best pole vaulter in the world with a winning leap of 6.02 metres at Tokyo’s National Stadium.

What is the farthest javelin throw ever?

men – SENIOR – outdoor

Type Mark Competitor
World Records 98.48 Jan ŽELEZNÝ
World Championships in Athletics Records 92.80 Jan ŽELEZNÝ
World Leading 2021 96.29 Johannes VETTER
Olympic Games Records 90.57 Andreas THORKILDSEN

How heavy is a high school javelin?

Track & Field Throwing Implement Weight Requirements (Rules)

Age Shot Put Javelin
High School 12 lb 800 gr
35-49 16 lb 800 gr
50-59 6 kg 700 gr

Who holds the decathlon world record?

Kevin Mayer
Frenchman Kevin Mayer, who holds the world record in decathlon with 9,126 points, took his second successive Olympic silver medal after finishing on 8,726 points. Australian 21-year-old Ash Moloney, the world Under-20 champion, won bronze with 8,649.

Do men pole vault?

It has been a full medal event at the Olympic Games since 1896 for men and since 2000 for women. It is typically classified as one of the four major jumping events in athletics, alongside the high jump, long jump and triple jump.

Who is the best javelin thrower in the world?

Neeraj won the final with a throw of 87.58m, the fourth-best gold-medal winning throw since 2000 at the Olympics. With 1315 points, Neeraj is only ranked behind Germany’s Johannes Vetter on the World Athletics rankings. Vetter is at the No. 1 spot with 1396 points after having thrown 90-plus as many as 7 times in 2021.

How heavy is a girls javelin?

1.3 pounds
The men’s javelin weighs at least 1.76 pounds, whereas the women’s javelin weighs at least 1.3 pounds. The men’s javelin is about 8 feet, 6 inches. The women’s javelin is about 7 feet, 2.5 inches. The javelin is typically made of steel, aluminum or aluminum alloy.