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Posted by **Anonymous** on Monday, February 20, 2012 at 1:03pm.

How long was Bubka in the air for this record setting vault?

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**bobpursley**, Monday, February 20, 2012 at 1:07pmNot possible. On the uplift portion of a pole vault, there is no "initial vertical velocity", as it is the spring action of the pole which does the lift, there is a force vertical nearly all the way upwards.

However, you can figure the time it took to fall if you wish.

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