Israeli pole vaulter Jillian Schwartz fails to make final

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August 4, 2012 15:16

 
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Israeli pole vaulter Jillian Schwartz did not reach the final of the women's event at the London Olympics on Saturday, failing on all three of her attempts to pass the 4.5 meter bar.

Schwartz had passed 4.1 meters on her first attempt, 4.25 meters on her third attempt and 4.4 meters on her first attempt.

Schwartz, an Illinois native, represented the US in the 2004 Athens Olympics. She received Israeli citizenship in 2009.

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