What are the dimensions of a pole vault landing mat?
For competitions, the surface of the landing mat (behind the zero line and without the front pieces) must be at least 6 m long x 6 m wide x 0.8 m high. The sides of the landing mat closest to the plug-in box must be 0.10 m to 0.15 m from the plug-in box and must be slanted away from it at an angle of ± 45°.
How high are the standards for pole vaulting?
There are no restrictions on the length of the standards. We recommend pole vault uprights that can set the crossbar at a height of between 130 and 650 centimetres.
How can pole vault landing mats be protected against the weather and rodents?
For prolonged use, we advise to provide the landing mat with a rain cover and canopy. For accommodations with a lot of nuisance from rodents (rabbits) we advise a canopy with the option to lower it.
What requirements must a pole vault landing mat meet in order to play matches on it?
For competitions, the
area of the landing mat (behind the zero line and without the front pieces) must be at least 6 m long x 6 m wide x 0.8 m high.
In all cases, the fore-ends must be at least 2 m long. The sides of the landing mat closest to the pole vault throughs must be 0.10 m to 0.15 m from the pole vault and must be slanted away from it at an angle of ± 45°.
Are the pole vault materials of W&H Sports IAAF certified?
Yes, our pole vault materials are provided with an IAAF certificate and are therefore suitable for competition use.
It has been more than ten years now. In 2009, we were allowed to deliver a lot of different athletics materials, destined for the NK athletics that took place in the Olympic Stadium. As you can see on the photo, the pole vault was an important part of this. In the years that followed, we played a role in many more great projects. Curious about what we can do for pole vaulting?