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Pole vaulter Suhr commits to the Drake Relays

DES MOINES (KWWL) -

The world's top pole vaulter is coming to Drake.  Drake Relays director Brian Brown announced that Jenn Suhr will compete in the opening event on April 25.  That event is actually held inside West Des Moines' Jordan Creek Mall.

Suhr is currently the #1 ranked pole vaulter in the world and holds both the indoor and outdoor American records.  She also captured the silver medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and is the top contender for gold at the 2012 London games.

Suhr was the first elite athlete announced as a Drake competitor, although many more will be know in the coming days.

The Drake Relays run April 25-28.

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