Steve Hooker back in action


Reigning Olympic pole vault champion Steve Hooker will return to high-level competition in Adelaide this weekend for the first time since his disappointing exit from last year's world championships.


Hooker endured an injury-interrupted 2011, culminating in his elimination from the world titles in South Korea without recording a single clearance.

The Australian team captain was encouraged to clear 5m off a six-step run-up at a Perth inter-club meet earlier this month.

That effort helped prompt his decision to sign up for Saturday's Adelaide Track Classic, rather than wait until the February 11 grand prix meet in Perth.

Read the full story at the Daily Telegraph


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