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SEA Games: Nathalie Uy resets pole vault mark to bag gold medal

By Nick Giongco

CAPAS, Tarlac—Fil-Am Nathalie Uy posted a record-setting 4.25 meters in pole vault Sunday to win the gold in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.

Natalie Uy clears the bar and posts a record-setting 4.25 meters in women's pole vault in the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the New Clark City Athletic Stadium in Capas, Tarlac, Dec. 8, 2019. (MB Photo / Mark Balmores / Captured using Sony A9 with 200-600mm lens)

Natalie Uy clears the bar and posts a record-setting 4.25 meters in women’s pole vault in the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the New Clark City Athletic Stadium in Capas, Tarlac, Dec. 8, 2019. (MB Photo / Mark Balmores / Captured using Sony A9 with 200-600mm lens)

Uy’s effort broke the 4.10 record of Chayansee Chomchuendee of Thailand in the process.

Uy, 24, who hails from Ohio, tried to clear 4.35 but failed to do so.

Her personal-best is 4.30 which she achieved in Spain last year.

Uy’s triumph came after the loss in the women’s century dash of another Fil-Am, sprinter Kristina Knott earlier to defending champion Tu Chin Le of Vietnam.

Source: Manila Bulletin

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