Sarah’s pole still missing – NST

By Aftar Singh – December 2, 2022 @ 3:55am
KUALA LUMPUR: Sea Games pole vault champion Nor Sarah Adi has not been able to recover her favourite pole which went missing at the Malaysia Games in September.
The Pahang athlete will have to use a new pole for the SAECA-BJSS Athletics Championships which begin today in Bukit Jalil.
Sarah had used a different pole for the Malaysia Games but failed to clear the starting height of 2.90m in all three attempts.
Sarah had claimed that her pole went missing due to sabotage by someone a day before her event at Bukit Jalil.
“I only started training one week ago after recovering from a hamstring injury suffered at the Malaysia Games.
“I have been using a new pole in training and it will take me some time to get used to it. So I’m not setting any high expectations in the Innotex meet.
“I will be happy if I can do a decent jump to finish on the podium,” said Sarah.
Seven women athletes will compete in the pole vault on Sunday. Sarah’s main rival will be Sarawak’s Evelyne Tan who won the Malaysia Games gold by clearing 2.90m.
A total of 1,430 local and foreign athletes have confirmed participation in the three-day SAECA-BJSS meet. Among the national athletes taking part are sprinters Khairul Hafiz Jantan and Arsyad Saat.

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