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 5 1474
Men's Pole Vault 2 1474

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's Overall Ranking 4 for 19 weeks
Men's Pole Vault 1 for 58 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 6.01 Complexe Kindarena, Rouen (FRA) 08 FEB 2020 1270

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

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

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
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 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 Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
29 JAN 2020 18. Internationale Springermeeting, Lausitz-Arena, Cottbus GERGER F F 1. 5.80
31 JAN 2020 Indoor Meeting - Karlsruhe, Messehalle, Karlsruhe GERGER A F 9. 5.50
04 FEB 2020 15. International PSD Bank Meeting, Arena-Sportpark, Düsseldorf GERGER A F 2. 5.80
08 FEB 2020 Perche Elite Tour de Rouen, Complexe Kindarena, Rouen FRAFRA C F1 1. 6.01
11 FEB 2020 Orlen Cup Lodz, Atlas Arena, Łódź POLPOL C F 1. 5.80
15 FEB 2020 Müller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow, Emirates Arena, Glasgow GBRGBR A F 2. 5.75
19 FEB 2020 Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais, Arena Stade Couvert, Liévin FRAFRA A F 2. 5.90
23 FEB 2020 All Star Perche by Quartus, Maison des Sports, Clermont-Ferrand FRAFRA C F 3. 5.87