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Former Baylor pole vaulter qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

KC Lightfoot
KC Lightfoot(Baylor Athletics)
Updated: Jun. 21, 2021 at 8:15 PM CDT
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) - Former Baylor pole vaulter KC Lightfoot has earned a spot in the Olympic Games.

Lightfoot ended his college career early to prepare for his professional career, and to focus on qualifying for the Olympics.

Lightfoot cleared 19-feet, 2.25 inches in the pole vault on Monday night to finish third place at the U.S Track and Field Trials.

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