Greece's Stefanidi wins pole vault gold

Ekaterini Stefanidi of Greece has won the gold medal in the women’s pole vault with a mark of 4.85 metres.

Stefanidi gave Greece its third gold medal.   -  Getty Images

Ekaterini Stefanidi of Greece has won the gold medal in the women’s pole vault with a mark of 4.85 metres.

Sandy Morris of the United States, silver medallist at the world indoors, took silver on a countback at the same mark and Eliza McCartney won the bronze in a New Zealand national record 4.80.

Defending champion Jenn Suhr of the United States was eliminated with a mark of 4.60 and placed equal-seventh.