Sam KENDRICKS

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    United States United States
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    07 SEP 1992
    ATHLETE'S CODE
    14440868
Sam Kendricks tops 5.97m to successfully defend his pole vault title at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's Overall Ranking 4 1466
Men's Pole Vault 2 1466

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's Overall Ranking 4 for 39 weeks
Men's Pole Vault 1 for 58 weeks
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Venue Date Records Results Score
Pole Vault 6.06 Drake Stadium, Des Moines, IA (USA) 27 JUL 2019 AR, NR 1283

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Venue Date Records Results Score
Pole Vault 6.01 Complexe Kindarena, Rouen (FRA) 08 FEB 2020 AR, NR 1270

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
Pole Vault 5.86 Atlas Arena, Łódź (POL) 12 FEB 2021 1228

Outdoor

Pole Vault

Performance Place Date
2020 6.02 Place de l'Europe, Lausanne (SUI) 02 SEP 2020
2019 6.06 Drake Stadium, Des Moines, IA (USA) 27 JUL 2019
2018 5.96 Stade Charléty, Paris (FRA) 30 JUN 2018
2017 6.00 Sacramento, CA (USA) 24 JUN 2017
2016 5.92 National Stadium, Beijing (CHN) 18 MAY 2016
2015 5.82 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 17 JUL 2015
2014 5.75 Sacramento, CA (USA) 29 JUN 2014
2013 5.81 Austin, TX (USA) 29 MAR 2013
2012 5.50 Baton Rouge, LA (USA) 13 MAY 2012
2011 5.18 Oxford, MS (USA) 07 MAY 2011
2010 4.68 Greensboro, NC (USA) 19 JUN 2010

Indoor

Pole Vault

Performance Place Date
2020/21 5.86 Atlas Arena, Łódź (POL) 12 FEB 2021
2019/20 6.01 Complexe Kindarena, Rouen (FRA) 08 FEB 2020
2018/19 5.93 Clermont-Ferrand (FRA) 24 FEB 2019
2017/18 5.93 Clermont-Ferrand (FRA) 25 FEB 2018
2016/17 5.85 Albuquerque, NM (USA) 04 MAR 2017
2015/16 5.90 Portland, OR (USA) 11 MAR 2016
2014/15 5.86 Reno, NV (USA) 16 JAN 2015
2013/14 5.70 Albuquerque, NM (USA) 14 FEB 2014
2012/13 5.60 Fayetteville, AR (USA) 08 MAR 2013
2011/12 5.29 Birmingham, AL (USA) 03 MAR 2012

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. Pole Vault 5.85 Estádio Olímpico, Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 15 AUG 2016

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Pole Vault 5.97 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 01 OCT 2019
1. Pole Vault 5.95 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 08 AUG 2017

Honours - World Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Pole Vault 5.85 Birmingham (GBR) 04 MAR 2018
2. Pole Vault 5.80 Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR (USA) 17 MAR 2016

Honours - World (Continental) Cup

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Pole Vault 5.85 Ostrava (CZE) 09 SEP 2018

Honours - Diamond League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Pole Vault 5.93 Letzigrund, Zürich (SUI) 29 AUG 2019
1. Pole Vault 5.87 Letzigrund, Zürich (SUI) 24 AUG 2017
1. Pole Vault 6.00 Stade Charléty, Paris (FRA) 24 AUG 2019
1. Pole Vault 5.91 Bislett Stadion, Oslo (NOR) 13 JUN 2019
1. Pole Vault 5.72 Olympiastadion, Stockholm (SWE) 30 MAY 2019
1. Pole Vault 5.80 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 03 MAY 2019
1. Pole Vault 5.92 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 21 JUL 2018
1. Pole Vault 5.86 Complexe Sportif Prince Moulay Abdellah, Rabat (MAR) 13 JUL 2018
1. Pole Vault 5.96 Stade Charléty, Paris (FRA) 30 JUN 2018
1. Pole Vault 5.84 Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 31 MAY 2018
1. Pole Vault 5.81 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 25 MAY 2018
1. Pole Vault 5.93 Stade Olympique de la Pontaise, Lausanne (SUI) 06 JUL 2017
1. Pole Vault 5.82 Stade Charléty, Paris (FRA) 01 JUL 2017
1. Pole Vault 5.86 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 27 MAY 2017
1. Pole Vault 5.88 Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai (CHN) 13 MAY 2017
1. Pole Vault 5.90 Letzigrund, Zürich (SUI) 01 SEP 2016
1. Pole Vault 5.92 Stade Olympique de la Pontaise, Lausanne (SUI) 25 AUG 2016
1. Pole Vault 5.88 Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai (CHN) 14 MAY 2016

Honours - World University Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Pole Vault 5.60 Central Stadium, Kazan (RUS) 11 JUL 2013

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Pole Vault 6.06 Drake Stadium, Des Moines, IA (USA) 27 JUL 2019
1. Pole Vault 5.85 Drake Stadium, Des Moines, IA (USA) 23 JUN 2018
1. Pole Vault 6.00 Sacramento, CA (USA) 24 JUN 2017
1. Pole Vault 5.91 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 04 JUL 2016
1. Pole Vault 5.75 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 27 JUN 2015
1. Pole Vault 5.75 Sacramento, CA (USA) 29 JUN 2014

Honours - National Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Pole Vault 5.85 Albuquerque, NM (USA) 04 MAR 2017
1. Pole Vault 5.90 Portland, OR (USA) 11 MAR 2016
1. Pole Vault 5.76 Boston, MA (USA) 28 FEB 2015

Honours - NCAA Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Pole Vault 5.70 Eugene, OR (USA) 11 JUN 2014
1. Pole Vault 5.70 Eugene, OR (USA) 05 JUN 2013
Results in:

Pole Vault Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
31 JAN 2021 ISTAF Indoor Düsseldorf, ISS Dome, Düsseldorf GERGER C F 3. 5.81
06 FEB 2021 Perche Elite Tour, Complexe Kindarena, Rouen FRAFRA C F3 4. 5.83
09 FEB 2021 Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais, Arena Stade Couvert, Liévin FRAFRA A F 8. 5.60
12 FEB 2021 Orlen Cup 2021, Atlas Arena, Łódź POLPOL D F 1. 5.86
17 FEB 2021 Copernicus Cup, Arena, Toruń POLPOL A F 1. 5.80