Big Ten Adopts Rule Changes for Pole Vault Events

August 27, 2002

The Big Ten Conference Administrators Council recently enacted seven significant rule changes intended to reduce the risk of injury in the sport of men's and women's pole vaulting. The rule changes, which are effective immediately, are in addition to those adjustments already recommended by the NCAA Track and Field Committee to the NCAA Championships and Competition cabinet last June. For more on this story, go to

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