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 1474
Men's Pole Vault 1 1474

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's Overall Ranking 4 for 10 weeks
Men's Pole Vault 1 for 49 weeks
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place 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 Place Date Records Results Score
Pole Vault 5.93 Clermont-Ferrand (FRA) 25 FEB 2018 1247

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

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

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
Pole Vault 5.93 Clermont-Ferrand (FRA) 24 FEB 2019 1247

Outdoor

Pole Vault

Performance Place Date
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
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 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, Oslo (NOR) 13 JUN 2019
1. Pole Vault 5.72 Olympiastadion, Stockholm (SWE) 30 MAY 2019
1. Pole Vault 5.80 Doha (QAT) 03 MAY 2019
1. Pole Vault 5.92 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 21 JUL 2018
1. Pole Vault 5.86 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 Pontaise, Lausanne (SUI) 06 JUL 2017
1. Pole Vault 5.82 Charléty, Paris (FRA) 01 JUL 2017
1. Pole Vault 5.86 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 27 MAY 2017
1. Pole Vault 5.88 SS, Shanghai (CHN) 13 MAY 2017
1. Pole Vault 5.90 Letzigrund, Zürich (SUI) 01 SEP 2016
1. Pole Vault 5.92 Pontaise, Lausanne (SUI) 25 AUG 2016
1. Pole Vault 5.88 SS, Shanghai (CHN) 14 MAY 2016

Honours - World University Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Pole Vault 5.60 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

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result Remark
27 APR 2019 Drake Relays, Des Moines, IA USAUSA B F 2. 5.80
03 MAY 2019 IAAF Diamond League, Doha QATQAT GW F 1. 5.80
30 MAY 2019 BAUHAUS-galan, Olympiastadion, Stockholm SWESWE GW F 1. 5.72
09 JUN 2019 FBK Games, Blankers-Koen Stadion, Hengelo NEDNED A F 1. 5.91
13 JUN 2019 Bislett Games, Bislett, Oslo NORNOR GW F 1. 5.91
16 JUN 2019 ORLEN Memoriał Janusza Kusocińskiego, Chorzów POLPOL C F 1. 5.85
20 JUN 2019 Golden Spike, Mestský Stadion, Ostrava CZECZE A F 1. 5.93
30 JUN 2019 Prefontaine Classic, Palo Alto, CA USAUSA GW F 2. 5.88
05 JUL 2019 Athletissima, Pontaise, Lausanne SUISUI GW F 2. 5.95
12 JUL 2019 Herculis, Stade Louis II, Monaco MONMON GW F 5. 5.82
27 JUL 2019 USA Ch., Drake Stadium, Des Moines, IA USAUSA B F 1. 6.06
01 AUG 2019 Capitol District Pole Vault, Omaha, NE USAUSA F F 1. 5.80
21 AUG 2019 Festungsspringen, Koblenz GERGER F F 1. 5.81 UNC
24 AUG 2019 Meeting de Paris, Stade Charléty, Paris FRAFRA A F 1. 6.00
29 AUG 2019 Weltklasse, Zürich SUISUI DF F 1. 5.93
01 SEP 2019 ISTAF, Olympiastadion, Berlin GERGER A F 2. 5.80
28 SEP 2019 IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Khalifa International Stadium, Doha QATQAT OW Q1 1. 5.75
01 OCT 2019 IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Khalifa International Stadium, Doha QATQAT OW F 1. 5.97

Pole Vault Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result Remark
27 JAN 2019 Meeting de Paris, Paris FRAFRA D F 1. 5.84
30 JAN 2019 High Jump Meeting, Cottbus GERGER F F 3. 5.70 UNC
01 FEB 2019 ISTAF Indoor, Berlin GERGER F F 1. 5.86
06 FEB 2019 ORLEN Copernicus Cup, Arena, Toruń POLPOL A F 1. 5.78
09 FEB 2019 Pole Vault Meeting, Rouen FRAFRA F F 1. 5.90
10 FEB 2019 Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais, Liévin FRAFRA D F 1. 5.71
12 FEB 2019 Pole Vault Meeting, Szczecin POLPOL F F 4. 5.61
24 FEB 2019 All Star Perche, Clermont-Ferrand FRAFRA D F 2. 5.93