Sergey BubkaBorn: Dec. 4, 1963
Ukrainian pole vaulter
1st man to clear 20 feet both indoors and out (1991); holder of indoor (20-2) and outdoor (20-13/4) world records as of Sept. 1, 2002; 6-time world champion (1983,87,91,93,95,97); won Olympic gold medal in 1988, but failed to clear any height in 1992 Games.
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