Is­in­bayeva to re­tire af­ter Rio

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Rus­sian star pole vaulter Ye­lena Is­in­bayeva said yes­ter­day she plans to re­tire af­ter the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, where she has her sights sets on a third Olympic gold.

“If every­thing goes as planned, I will be in a new role next year,” Is­in­bayeva told jour­nal­ists at a meet­ing of the world’s Olympic as­so­ci­a­tions in Moscow.

“I won’t say in which role for the time be­ing.”

Ye­lena Is­in­bayeva

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