Ferenc Salbert

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Ferenc Salbert (born 5 August 1960) is a retired pole vaulter who represented France after switching from Hungary.


His indoor result of 5.90 metres in 1987 placed him second on the top performers list that year, behind Sergey Bubka. Salbert was elected vice president of the Hungarian Athletic Federation on 10 November 2002.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Hungary
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 15th (q) 5.25 m
Representing  France
1987 European Indoor Championships Liévin, France 2nd 5.85 m
World Indoor Championships Indianapolis, United States 4th 5.80 m
World Championships Rome, Italy 10th 5.50 m
1989 Jeux de la Francophonie Casablanca, Morocco 1st 5.65 m
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 7th 5.60 m
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 3rd 5.70 m

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