Holly Bradshaw claimed Britain’s first ever Olympic medal in the pole vault when she won bronze at the Tokyo Olympics.
It came after placing sixth and fifth in the previous two Games and showed the incredible resolve that has made her an icon of the sport.
The Preston star comes into this summer’s Games fourth in the world rankings with a personal best of 4.90m, a national record, which she set in Manchester last June.
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2 November 1991
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