8 May 2020 • History

Flashback Thursday - 23rd April 2020

#FlashbackThursday Today we go back to 1988 to the Robin Tait Classic – Men’s Pole Vault.

The venue was East Coast Bays Stadium now known as AUT Millennium and also the home of Athletics New Zealand

The winning height of the Pole Vault was 5.67m (a New Zealand Allcomers record at the time. The Allcomers record currently stands at 6.00m!)

Official Results
1st Tim Bright (USA) 5.67m (NZ Alllcomers Record)
2nd Neil Honey (Australia) 5.00m
3rd Derek McKee (New Zealand) 4.57m