The lineup for this year’s pole vault is nothing to overlook with some of the best vaulters :
The favorite of the concours is Piotr Lisek. He is one of twenty-three vaulters in the world to have cross over a height of six meters! He is the Indoor European Champion and 2nd place in the world Championships in 2017. 3rd at the Indoor World Championship (2016, 2018), 4th at the European Championships (2016, 2018), 4th at the Olympic Games in Rio, and 3rd at the World Championships in 2015.
His personal best is 5m94, outdoor and 6m, indoor.
German Raphael Holzdeppe : World Champion in 2013 and 2nd place at the World Championships in 2015, 3rd in the Olympic Games in London 2012, 5th at the Indoor World Championships 2018, 2rd at the European Championships in 2012, will also be present.
Personal Best: 5m94 (outdoor) and 5m88 (indoor).
The Frenchman Axel Chapelle who jumped 5m71 in Orléans a few weeks past, will also be at Liévin, refining his preparation before Birmingham and profit from a talented concours against some of the best.
Personal Best: 5m72 (outdoor) and 5m88 (indoor)
One of the best vaulters from the Asian continent, Bokai Huang (China) will also compete in the competition.
Personal Best: 5m70 (outdoor) and 5m75 (indoor)
Kevin Mayer will also be present in the competition.