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Pentti Nikula (born 3 February 1939 in Somero) is a retired Finnish pole vaulter. During his career he won the European Championships and held the world record. He was the first pole vaulter to clear 5.0 metres.
- Profile at Sports Reference
|Men's Pole Vault World Record Holder
April 28, 1962 – April 27, 1963
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