Jennifer Suhr and Becky Holliday Olympics US Pole Vaulters

Jennifer Suhr and Becky Holliday are in the women’s pole vault final of the 2012 Summer Olympics and have a solid shot at pulling a double-whammy to medal for the United States.  - Bleacher Report

Jennifer Suhr and Becky Holliday

Jennifer Suhr was born in Fredonia, New York.  She holds 11 US National Championships, and holds the American’s Women Pole Vaulting record for indoors and outdoors.  In the 2008 Olympics, she won a silver medal.  She is the top runner for winning in the 2012 Summer Olympics for pole vaulting.

Becky Holliday was born March 12, 1980 in Penryn, California.  She moved with her parents in the 1990′s to Nevada.  She didn’t qualify for the 2008 Olympics, but is making up for it now.  She looks like serious competition for Jennifer Suhr for the Gold Medal in Pole Vaulting.

Be sure to watch Jennifer and Becky today to see how they place.

Here’s the full list of today’s track events and how to watch them on TV. All events will be streamed on NBC’s official Olympics site. All times are Eastern.

  • 5:00 a.m., men’s discus throw, qualification
  • 5:05 a.m., women’s 100m hurdles, round 1 (tape-delay on NBC, 10 a.m.)
  • 5:45 a.m., women’s shot put, qualification
  • 5:50 a.m., men’s 800 meter, round 1 (tape-delay on NBC, 4:30 p.m.)
  • 6:50 a.m., women’s 1500 meter, round 1 (tape-delay on NBC, 1:15 p.m.)
  • 2:00 p.m., women’s pole vault, final (tape-delay on NBC during prime-time block, 8 p.m.-midnight)
  • 2:15 p.m., women’s shot put, final (tape-delay on NBC, 12:35 a.m.-1:35 a.m.)
  • 2:20 p.m., women’s 200m, round 1
  • 3:15 p.m., women’s 400m hurdles, round 1
  • 3:45 p.m., men’s 400m hurdles, final (tape-delay on NBC during prime-time block, 8 p.m.-midnight)
  • 4:05 p.m., women’s steeplechase, final (tape-delay on NBC, 12:35 a.m.-1:35 a.m.)
  • 4:30 p.m., men’s 400m, final (tape-delay on NBC during prime-time block, 8 p.m.-midnight) – SB Nation