Olympic pole vaulter doesn’t make it off the ground [VIDEO]

Holly Bensur Contributor
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Ganna Shelekh is a 19-year-old Olympian from Ukraine and a world-class, athletically superior pole vaulter.

But in one of her three attempts, Shelekh never made it off the ground to clear the 14 foot 4 inch height.

The epic fail cost her the chance to qualify for the finals and the opportunity to win gold.

Americans Jennifer Suhr and Becky Holliday and the two-time defending Russian gold medalist Elena Isinbaeva all vaulted more than 14 foot 9 inches, sending them to the final competition.

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