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Marschall Jumps his way into an Olympic Qualifier

At a Junior Gala meet in Germany, 19-year-old Kurtis Marschall has cleared 5.70m in the Pole Vault which has secured him a Rio Olympics Qualifier nomination.

Marschall is currently overseas with the IAAF World Under 20 team, who will compete in Poland on the 21st of July. He might then have a quick turn around to go join the Australian Rio Olympic team!

You can watch the jump below.

Olympic qualifying and new Australian under 20 record of 5.70m to @kurtmarschall_ ✔️

A video posted by Athletics Australia (@athleticsaustralia) on

Marshalling Logo for Achilles Tendinopathy Marschall Marschall Jumps his way into an Olympic Qualifier marshalling room

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Lachlan is the Founder of Athletics Exclusive. His athletic background is basically made up of distance running, who competes in a range of events, varying from the 400m up to 3000m.

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