Aug 5, 2021 - Sports
American pole vaulter Katie Nageotte wins Olympic gold in Tokyo
American Katie Nageotte won Olympic gold in the women's pole vault on Thursday.
The big picture: Russian Anzhelika Sidorova won the silver medal while Britain’s Holly Bradshaw took the bronze.
- Nageotte, 30, won with a height of 4.90m.
- She made her Olympic debut in Tokyo after failing to qualify for the 2016 Rio Games.