Chris Nilsen USA   
Date of birth: 13 January 98
Age: 26 years 101 days
Height: 196 cm
Weight: 93 kg
Pole Vault Olympic Silver Medallist 2021
Pole Vault World Championships Silver Medallist 2022
Pole Vault World Championships Bronze Medallist 2023
Pole Vault World Indoor Bronze Medallist 2022
Pole Vault 4th at World Indoor Championships 2024
Pole Vault Pan American Games Champion 2019
Pole Vault NCAA Champion 2019
Pole Vault NCAA Champion 2018
Pole Vault NCAA Indoor Champion 2017
5 National Titles
Pole Vault World Junior Alltime no. 5 5.75 Sacramento CA 24 Jun 2017
Pole Vault World Alltime no. 17 6.00 Vermillion SD 6 May 2022
Pole Vault World Indoor Alltime no. 5 6.05 Rouen 5 Mar 2022

PROGRESSION

Personal bests in BOLD.

 
High Jump
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2018  2.00iw    6Fargo ND24 Feb
2020  2.00iw    6Fort Wayne IN29 Feb
 
Pole Vault
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2015  5.18w    1-HSJefferson City MO30 May
2016  5.60w    1-HSKansas City MO21 May
2017  5.75w   AU20R 3Sacramento CA24 Jun
2018  5.86w    1Sioux Falls SD5 May
2019  5.95w    1Austin TX5 Jun
2020  5.70w    2Dessau8 Sep
2021  5.97w    2Tokyo3 Aug
2022  6.00w    1Vermillion SD6 May
2023  5.95w    3=Budapest26 Aug
2024  5.42w    6=Xiamen20 Apr
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2016  5.35iw    1-HSColumbia MO20 Feb
2017  5.70iw   AU20R 1Fayetteville AR11 Feb
2018  5.80iw    1Lincoln NE16 Feb
2019  5.85iw    1Des Moines IA27 Apr
2020  5.93iw    1Lincoln NE21 Feb
2021  5.93iw    2Rouen6 Feb
2022  6.05iw   AR 1Rouen5 Mar
2023  5.92iw    2Rouen11 Mar
2024  6.01iw    1Vermillion SD26 Jan

IN MAJOR EVENTS

 
Outdoor
Pole Vault
WJ 2016: 7-195.35 2q-195.20
WC 2017: 13q5.60
PAG 2019: 15.76
OG 2021: 25.97 1q5.75
WC 2022: 25.94 1=q5.75
WC 2023: 3=5.95 1=q5.75
 
Indoor
Pole Vault
WC 2022: 35.90
WC 2024: 45.75

PERSONAL BESTS

note: click on event name to get head to head stats against another athlete,
click on indoor/outdoor to see PB progression.

 
High Jump
Indoor2.00    Fargo ND24 Feb 2018
 
Pole Vault
   competitions over 5.80m: 73   
Outdoor6.00    Vermillion SD6 May 2022
Indoor6.05    ARRouen5 Mar 2022

AVERAGES & 10 BEST RESULTS


Pole Vault, 10 best results (legal):
6.05i  1Rouen5 Mar 2022
6.02i  1Tourcoing5 Feb 2022
6.01i  1Vermillion SD26 Jan 2024
6.00   1Vermillion SD6 May 2022
6.00Ai  1Albuquerque NM16 Feb 2024
5.97   2Tokyo3 Aug 2021
5.95   1Austin TX5 Jun 2019
5.95   3=Budapest26 Aug 2023
5.94   2Eugene OR24 Jul 2022
5.93i  1Lincoln NE21 Feb 2020
 
Average: 5.982
 

Total results in db: 175

By event:

High Jump:2
Pole Vault:173

IN 2024

position in the world list in brackets following the season's best,
junior list position in green and youth list position in orange.
help: click on competition name or Venue to see competition results.
help: click on placing to see event results in the competition.

Pole Vault
5.90Aiw
WL SB
1PV SummitReno NVPV Summit, Reno NV12 Jan 
 5.45/1 5.60/1 5.72/1 =WL 5.82/1 WL 5.90/3 WL 6.01/XXX
5.83Aiw
1Air Force Academy COAir Force Academy CO20 Jan 
 5.47/1 5.65/1 5.75/1 5.83/2 5.92/XXX
6.01iw
WL SB (2)
1Vermillion SDVermillion SD26 Jan 
 5.43/1 5.60/1 5.75/1 5.85/1 6.01/2 WL 6.10/XXX
5.82iw
1MetzMetz3 Feb 
 5.50/1 5.65/2 5.74/2 5.82/1 5.91/XXX
5.67iw
6=UppsalaUppsala6 Feb 
 5.52/1 5.67/1 5.82/XXX
5.82iw
1MillroseNew York NYMillrose, New York NY11 Feb 
 5.50/1 5.65/1 5.75/2 5.82/1 5.92/XXX
6.00Aiw
1NCAlbuquerque NMNC, Albuquerque NM16 Feb 
 5.50/1 5.65/1 5.75/2 5.80/1 5.85/1 5.90/X 5.95/1 6.00/1 6.05/X 6.10/XX
5.83iw
2RouenRouen24 Feb 
 5.53/1 5.63/1 5.73/2 5.83/1 5.93/XXX
5.75iw
4WCGlasgowWC, Glasgow3 Mar 
 5.65/1 5.75/1 5.85/XXX
5.42iw
SB (34)
6=XiamenXiamen20 Apr 
 5.42/1 5.62/XXX

TOP 100 WORLD LIST POSITIONS

SeasonInd/OutEventPosResult
2016OutdoorPole Vault555.60
2017OutdoorPole Vault135.75
2017IndoorPole Vault155.70
2018OutdoorPole Vault75.86
2018IndoorPole Vault165.80
2019OutdoorPole Vault45.95
2019IndoorPole Vault75.85
2020OutdoorPole Vault205.70
2020IndoorPole Vault45.93
2021OutdoorPole Vault25.97
2021IndoorPole Vault55.93
2022OutdoorPole Vault26.00
2022IndoorPole Vault26.05
2023OutdoorPole Vault45.95
2023IndoorPole Vault35.92
2024OutdoorPole Vault345.42
2024IndoorPole Vault26.01

WINSTREAKS

 
Significant winstreaks Pole Vault
(at least 5 finals):
Winstreak 1: 5 (finals) 12 Feb 2022 -> 6 Mar 2022 Show/hide
Winstreak 2: 8 (finals) 16 Mar 2019 -> 10 May 2019 Show/hide
Winstreak 3: 5 (finals) 1 Dec 2019 -> 2 Feb 2019 Show/hide
Winstreak 4: 5 (finals) 8 Apr 2017 -> 24 Apr 2017 Show/hide
Winstreak 5: 8 (finals) 13 Jan 2017 -> 17 Mar 2017 Show/hide
Winstreak 6: 5 (finals) 21 May 2016 -> 24 Jun 2016 Show/hide