Thiago Braz da Silva of Brazil celebrates after winning the men's pole vault final. Photo: EPA

Reaching new heights: Brazilian Thiago Da Silva soars to dramatic Olympic Games pole vault gold

The 22-year-old cleared an Olympic record 6.03 metres to hand the host nation a first athletics gold medal in Rio de Janeiro

Topic |   Rio 2016 Olympic Games

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Thiago Braz da Silva of Brazil celebrates after winning the men's pole vault final. Photo: EPA
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