Gradually, the rods and also the innovation of the athletes have improved a lot.
So the athletes have come higher and also higher.

The globe document among women is currently 5.06 meters, for men at 6.21 meters.
For contrast: a door is about two meters high.
So the males leap greater than three doors.
In the city of Munich, athletes will complete against each various other at the European Championships until Sunday.
Wilma Murto from Finland won the last in the post safe on Wednesday.
The guys just leap around the medals on Saturday.