Katie Nageotte made history on Thursday as the third U.S. woman to ever win gold in pole vault. The 30-year-old Ohio native came in first at the Tokyo Olympics after clearing 4.90m.
Katie Nageotte vaulted herself to gold. The 30-year-old Cleveland native cleared 4.90 meters (16 feet, 0.91 inches) on her second attempt in women’s pole vault to win the gold medal for the United States at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. It was the third time the U.S. has won gold in the event. Ranked No. 4 in the world, Nageotte…