Loaner poles listed for Porto Alegre worlds; FAQ notes other issues
Some of these brands will be available in Brazil.
Vaulters love their poles, but they hate the ordeal of shipping them to foreign meets. So WMA world meets make available a selection of sticks вЂ” from 11-9 to 16-4 in length. Today’s WMA site lists which poles
are available for the world meet. Also revealed are the surfaces of the tracks and which spikes to wear. Mondo
are on the menu вЂ” both being familiar to Americans. They’re also common to Olympic Games. Good to know, too, is that “Transport to the tracks will be available from outside recognized hotels. … Transport should be available at least two hours before the first event each day and be available for athletes leaving the track after the last events conclude.”
October 2, 2013