Beijing Olympics 2008 Pole Vault Women Field Events Athletics Scoreboard

Medalists

Gold Yelena Isinbayeva
Russia (RUS)
Silver Jennifer Stuczynski
United States (USA)
Bronze Svetlana Feofanova
Russia (RUS)

Records

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:

World Record Yelena Isinbaeva (RUS) 5.04 Monaco, Monaco 29 July 2008
Olympic Record Yelena Isinbaeva (RUS) 4.91 Athens, Greece 24 August 2004

The following new world and Olympic records were set during this competition.

Date Event Name Nationality Height OR WR
18 August Final Yelena Isinbayeva Russia 5.05 OR WR

Qualifiying round

Group A

Position Name Nationality 4.00 4.15 4.30 4.40 4.50 4.60 Result Notes
1 Yelena Isinbayeva Russia -   -   -   -   -   o   4.60Q  
2 Shuying Gao China -   -   o   o   o      4.50q  
3 Svetlana Feofanova Russia -   -   -   xo  o      4.50q  
3 April Steiner-Bennett United States -   -   xo  o   o      4.50q  
5 Monika Pyrek Poland -   -   -   o   xo     4.50q  
6 Carolin Tamara Hingst Germany -   o   xo  o   xo    4.50q  
7 Naroa Agirre Spain o   o   o   xo  xxx   4.40 =SB
8 Nastja Ryjikh-Reiberger Germany -   o   xo  xo  xxx   4.40  
9 Sandra-Helena Tavares Portugal o   xo  xo  xxx     4.30  
9 Joanna Piwowarska Poland xo  o   xo  xxx     4.30  
9 Afrodíti Skafída Greece -   xo  xo  xxx     4.30  
12 Marion Buisson France o   o   xx        4.15  
13 Yarisley Silva Cuba -   xxo xxx       4.15  
13 Natalya Kushch Ukraine -   xxo -   xxx     4.15  
13 Ling Li China -   xxo xxx       4.15  
16 Alejandra García Argentina xxo xxo xxx       4.15  
17 Vanessa Vandy Finland xo  xxx         4.00  
17 Leila Ben Youssef Tunisia xo  xxx         4.00  

Group B

Final

Rank Name Nationality 4.30 4.45 4.55 4.65 4.70 4.75 4.80 4.85 4.90 4.95 5.00 5.05 Result Notes
1 Yelena Isinbayeva Russia -   -   -   -   o   -   -   o   -   xxo -   xxo 5.05 WR
2 Jennifer Stuczynski United States -   -   o   -   o   xo  o   -   xxx          4.80  
3 Svetlana Feofanova Russia -   o   o   xo  -   o   xxx                4.75 =SB
4 Yulia Golubchikova Russia -   o   o   xo  o   xo  xxx                4.75 PB
5 Monika Pyrek Poland -   o   o   o   xo  xxx                   4.70  
6 Carolin Tamara Hingst Germany o   o   o   xxo xxx               4.65 SB
7 Silke Spiegelburg Germany o   xo  o   xxo xxx               4.65  
8 April Steiner-Bennett United States o   o   o   xxx                 4.55  
9 Vanessa Boslak France o   o   xo  xxx                 4.55 SB
10 Fabiana Murer Brazil - o   - xxx                 4.45  
10 Anna Rogowska Poland - o   xxx                   4.45  
12 Shuying Gao China o   xxo xxx                   4.45