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Morris wins gold at world indoor meet

By: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Staff and Wire Reports
Published: Sunday, March 20, 2022
Sandi Morris, of the United States, celebrates after winning the Women's pole vault at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia on Saturday, March 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Sandi Morris, of the United States, celebrates after winning the Women's pole vault at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia on Saturday, March 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Former University of Arkansas athlete Sandi Morris won the gold medal in the women’s pole vault Saturday at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia.

Morris cleared 15 feet, 9 inches to win the event. It was the second world title for Morris, who also won the event in 2018.

Former Arkansas athlete Tina Sutej took bronze in the pole vault, clearing 15 feet, 7 inches.

Also, Razorbacks volunteer coach Ryan Crouser earned a silver medal in the men’s shot put.

Crouser’s marked reached 71 feet, 11 1/2 inches as Darian Romani of Brazil won with a mark of 73 feet, 11 inches.


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