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Six Metres Club

The "six metres club" consists of pole vaulters who have reached at least 6 metres (19 ft 8¼ in), is very prestigious. In 1985 Sergey Bubka became the first pole vaulter to clear 6 metres; he also holds the current outdoor world record at 6.14 metres, set on 31 July 1994 in Sestriere.


Name of athlete Nation Outdoors Indoors Year first
cleared
6 metres
Sergey Bubka Soviet Union / Ukraine 6.14 m (20 ft 1½ in) 6.15 m (20 ft 2 in) 1985
Rodion Gataullin Soviet Union / Russia 6.00 m (19 ft 8 in) 6.02 m (19 ft 9 in) 1989
Okkert Brits South Africa 6.03 m (19 ft 9¼ in) 1995
Igor Trandenkov Russia 6.01 m (19 ft 8½ in) 1996
Tim Lobinger Germany 6.00 m (19 ft 8 in) 1997
Maksim Tarasov Russia 6.05 m (19 ft 10 in) 6.00 m (19 ft 8 in) 1997
Dmitri Markov Australia 6.05 m (19 ft 10 in) 1998
Jeff Hartwig United States 6.03 m (19 ft 9¼ in) 6.02 m (19 ft 9 in) 1998
Jean Galfione France 6.00 m (19 ft 8 in) 1999
Danny Ecker Germany 6.00 m (19 ft 8 in) 2001
Timothy Mack United States 6.01 m (19 ft 8½ in) 2004
Toby Stevenson United States 6.00 m (19 ft 8 in) 2004
Paul Burgess Australia 6.00 m (19 ft 8 in) 2005
Brad Walker United States 6.04 m (19 ft 9¾ in) 2006
Steven Hooker Australia 6.00 m (19 ft 8 in) 6.06 m (19 ft 10½ in) 2008
Yevgeniy Lukyanenko Russia 6.01 m (19 ft 8½ in) 2008
Renaud Lavillenie France 6.01 m (19 ft 8½ in) 6.03 m (19 ft 9¼ in) 2009
Björn Otto Germany 6.01 m (19 ft 8½ in) 2012

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Polevault - Six Metres Club
... The "six metres club" consists of pole vaulters who have reached at least 6 metres (19 ft 8¼ in) ... In 1985 Sergey Bubka became the first pole vaulter to clear 6 metres he also holds the current outdoor world record at 6.14 metres, set on 31 July 1994 in Sestriere ... Nation Outdoors Indoors Year first cleared 6 metres Number # Sergey Bubka Soviet Union / Ukraine 6.14 m (20 ft 1½ in) 6.15 m (20 ft 2 in) 1 ... Rodion Gataullin Soviet Union / Russia 6.00 m (19 ft 8 in) 6.02 ...

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