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2016 Olympics: Diamara Planell Cruz becomes first female pole vaulter to represent Puerto Rico

Track & Field
Aug 16, 2016
Washington alumna Diamara Planell Cruz talks about how she hopes to use her groundbreaking appearance as her country's first female Olympic pole vaulter to inspire young girls back in her native Puerto Rico. (Courtesy of Cronkite Sports Bureau)