Golden Roof Challenge 2022 - Innsbruck (AUT) - News
Pole Vault & Long Jump with world-class athletes
Golden Roof Challenge 2022
June 11, 2022, Innsbruck (AUT)
The Golden Roof Challenge has great tradition being hosted in the very heart of Innsbruck: This year the famous pole vault and long jump event will take place for the 18th time and once more, the world elite of these kind of sports have been invited to create a unique atmosphere and a thrilling contest. The world’s elite in both long jump and pole vault are once again meeting in Innsbruck: In the men’s long jump competition three of the athletes, Markus Rehm (GER), Simon Ehammer (SUI) and Jacob Fincham-Dukes (GBR), got personal bests of more than 8 meters. In the women’s competition we can expect a close fight between Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk (UKR – 2nd place at World Championships 2019), Alina Rotaru-Kottmann (ROU) and local hero Ivona Dadic from Austria. In the women’s pole vault we’ll see a thrilling duel between Olympic Games finalists 2021 Robeilys Peinado (VEN) and Ukranian Maryna Kylypko. In the men’s competition current World Ranking leader Jacob Wooten (USA) will lead the field and his fellow countryman Matt Ludwig will be one of his closest rivals on Saturday evening (3rd place World Ranking 2022).