Pat Manson

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Pat Manson
Personal information
Born November 29, 1967 (1967-11-29) (age 49)
West Point, New York, U.S.
Country  United States
Sport Pole vaulting

Pat Manson (born November 29, 1967 in West Point, New York) is a retired American pole vaulter, best known for winning three gold medals at the Pan American Games in 1991, 1995 and 1999. He also finished sixth at the 1997 World Championships in Athletics in Athens. His personal best was 5.85 meters, achieved in September 1994 in Tokyo.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing the  United States
1986 Pan American Junior Championships Winter Park, United States 2nd 4.80 m
World Junior Championships Athens, Greece 1st (h) [1] 5.00 m
1991 Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 1st 5.50 m
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st 5.75 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 6th 5.70 m
1998 Goodwill Games Uniondale, United States 3rd 5.70 m
1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 1st 5.60 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 14th (q) 5.55 m


  1. ^ No mark in the final.