Photo by Tim Hipps/IMCOM \ SAM KENDRICKS WINS THE BRONZE MEDAL IN THE MEN’S POLE VAULT with a mark of 5.85 meters at the 2016 Olympic Games Aug. 15 in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil’s Thiago Braz de Silva took the gold with an Olympic record mark of 6.03 meters. France’s Renaud Lavillenie claimed the bronze at 5.98 meters.
Pole vaulter brings home bronze medal

Sam Kendricks was content to walk away with the Olympic bronze medal
following what he called “the most enjoyable pole vault competition of his life”
Aug. 15, at the Rio Olympic Games.