Men's Olympic Pole Vault record

Men's Olympic Pole Vault record (5.97 m)



Neat Ratios ...

Men's Olympic Pole Vault record (5.97 m)

  • is 1/5000 of Highest ascent by a propellor-driven aircraft (2001) (29.52 km)...more
  • is 1/1000 of Height of Mount Kilimanjaro (5.89 km)...more
  • is 1/5 of Height of the `Christ the Redeemer` statue in Rio de Janeiro (30 m)...more
  • is 2.5 x Men's Olympic High Jump record (2.39 m)...more
  • is 5 x Height of a ice-hockey goal (1.2 m)...more
  • is 5 x Length of a lightsaber in the Star Wars movies (1.19 m)...more

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