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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track & FIeld – Mens Pole Vault – USA Doug Lytle


The Men’s Pole Vault event at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California had an entry list of 19 competitors….with two qualifying groups (19 jumpers) before the final (12) took place on Wednesday August 8, 1984.  This video covers USA Doug Lytle’s first attempt at 18 ft 1/2 in  vault in the finals….then shifts to the men’s decathlon high jump as FGR Jurgen Hingsen attempts to clear 6′ 11″.


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