World Pole Vault Record (2014)

World Pole Vault Record (2014) (6.16 m)



Neat Ratios ...

World Pole Vault Record (2014) (6.16 m)

  • is 1/200 of Height of the vertical drop of cliff on Mount Thor, Canada (1.25 km)...more
  • is 1/50 of Height of the `Shard` skyscraper (London) (310 m)...more
  • is 1/50 of Height of the Abeno Harukas building (tallest in Japan) (310 m)...more
  • is 1/25 of Height of Cologne Cathedral spires, Germany (157 m)...more
  • is 1/20 of Height of the spire of Salisbury cathedral (123 m)...more
  • is 2 x Height of a basketball hoop (3.048 m)...more
  • is 2.5 x World High Jump Record (1993) (2.45 m)...more
  • is 2.5 x Height of a football goal (2.44 m)...more

If this was a standard unit ...

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