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Sandi Morris

Sandi Morris

American pole vaulter
Sandi Morris
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American pole vaulter
Is Athlete Pole vaulter
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 8 July 1992, Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois, USA
Age 29 years
Star sign Cancer
Residence Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas, USA
Stats
Height: 173 cm
Education
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Sandi Morris (born July 8, 1992) is an American pole vault record holder. She won the silver medal in the pole vault event at the 2016 Summer Olympics. She also won silver at the pole vault event at the 2017 World Championships in Athletics. In 2018 she won gold at the World Indoor Championships. Morris has a personal best vault of 4.95 m (16 ft 3 in) indoor, set on March 12, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. She matched this height at the 2018 World Indoor Champships when setting a new championship record. July 23, 2016, Morris cleared 4.93 m (16 ft 2 in) at American Track League in Houston at Rice University breaking Jennifer Suhr's American outdoor record in the pole vault. Morris cleared 5.00 m (16 ft 5 in) at 2016 IAAF Diamond League Memorial Van Damme in Brussels on September 9, 2016 to set the U.S. women's outdoor pole vault record.

Professional

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
2019 World Championships Doha, Qatar 2nd Pole Vault 4.90 m (16 ft 1 in)
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 1st Pole Vault 4.95 m (16 ft 3 in) CR
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 2nd Pole Vault 4.75 m (15 ft 7 in)
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2nd Pole Vault 4.85 m (15 ft 11 in)
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, Oregon 2nd Pole Vault 4.85 m (15 ft 11 in)
2015 World Championships Beijing National Stadium 4th Pole Vault 4.70 m (15 ft 5 in)
2014 NACAC U23 Kamloops Hillside Stadium 1st Pole Vault 4.40 m (14 ft 5 in) CR
2011 2011 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships Miramar, Florida 2nd Pole Vault 4.05 m (13 ft 3 in)
Representing Nike, Inc.
2018 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Des Moines, Iowa 1st Pole Vault 4.80 m (15 ft 9 in)
USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Albuquerque, New Mexico 2nd Pole Vault 4.86 m (15 ft 11 in)
2017 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Sacramento, California 1st Pole Vault 4.80 m (15 ft 9 in)
USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Albuquerque, New Mexico 1st Pole Vault 4.70 m (15 ft 5 in)
2016 USA Olympic Trials Eugene, Oregon 2nd Pole Vault 4.75 m (15 ft 7 in)
USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Portland, Oregon 1st Pole Vault 4.95 m (16 ft 3 in)
2015 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Eugene, Oregon 2nd Pole Vault 4.65 m (15 ft 3 in)
Representing the Arkansas Razorbacks
2014 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Hornet Stadium (Sacramento) 2nd Pole Vault 4.55 m (14 ft 11 in)
2014 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Albuquerque Convention Center 4th Pole Vault 4.51 m (14 ft 10 in)
Representing the North Carolina Tar Heels
2011 USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships Eugene, Oregon 2nd Pole Vault 4.15 m (13 ft 7 in)
Representing Greenville High School
2010 USATF Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships Sacramento, California 1st Pole Vault 4.05 m (13 ft 3 in)
2009 USATF Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships Greensboro, North Carolina 5th Pole Vault 3.55 m (11 ft 8 in)

Morris won 2017 Drake Relays Pole vault title in 4.72 m (15 ft 6 in).

NCAA

Year SEC indoor NCAA indoor SEC Outdoor NCAA Outdoor
Representing the Arkansas Razorbacks
2015 4.66 m (15 ft 3 in) 1st 4.60 m (15 ft 1 in)1st NCAA Record 4.72 m (15 ft 6 in) 1st 4.65 m (15 ft 3 in) 2nd
2014 4.50 m (14 ft 9 in) 1st 4.35 m (14 ft 3 in) 4th
2013 4.18 m (13 ft 9 in) 2nd 4.35 m (14 ft 3 in) 4th
Representing the North Carolina Tar Heels
Year ACC indoor NCAA indoor ACC Outdoor NCAA Outdoor
2012 4.01 m (13 ft 2 in) 4th 4.20 m (13 ft 9 in) 11th NH 4.00 m (13 ft 1 in) 4.15 m (13 ft 7 in) 11th
2011 4.05 m (13 ft 3 in) 4th 4.00 m (13 ft 1 in) 11th 3.95 m (13 ft 0 in) 3rd

High school

Morris won 2009 and 2010 South Carolina High School League 3A state pole vault titles. Morris is a graduate of Greenville High School where she was a record-setting pole vaulter and all-state volleyball player.

Year Region 2 State Outdoor
2010 1st 3.35 m (11 ft 0 in) 1st 3.83 m (12 ft 7 in)
2009 1st 3.35 m (11 ft 0 in) 1st 3.65 m (12 ft 0 in)
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http://www.iaaf.org/athletes/united-states/sandi-morris-250533
https://twitter.com/AthleticsSweden/status/728621740742545409
http://en.omriyadat.com/american-athletics/sandi-morris-pole-vault
http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/sports/article100872902.html
https://sports.yahoo.com/news/smiling-thompson-celebrates-perfect-dozen-204421206--spt.html
https://www.iaaf.org/news/report/idl-2016-brussels-morris-manyonga
https://www.legacy.usatf.org/usatf/files/e7/e7af961c-8314-4bb0-95fe-0325fa988938.pdf
http://www.legacy.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2018/USATF-Outdoor-Championships/Results.aspx
https://www.legacy.usatf.org/usatf/files/6a/6ae4a8c7-221f-46e1-8959-3a95dcb320b5.htm
http://www.legacy.usatf.org/usatf/files/4c/4c7887e4-74b1-496b-b673-999b196f1ccb.htm
http://www.legacy.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2016/USATF-Indoor-Track---Field-Championships/Results.aspx
http://www.legacy.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2015/USATF-Outdoor-Championships/Results-by-Day/Results-FULL.aspx
http://www.legacy.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2014/USATF-Outdoor-Championships/Complete-Results.aspx
http://www.legacy.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2014/USA-Indoor-Track---Field-Championships/Results.aspx
http://www.legacy.usatf.org/events/2011/USAOutdoorTFChampionships/results/complete_junior.asp
https://www.legacy.usatf.org/events/2010/USATFJuniorOlympicTFChampionships/results/national/results/F514.asp
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