Athletics – Pena getting closer to world qualification

Tori Pena ( Finn Valley ) continues to improve the Irish record and indeed moves closer to world championship qualification 4.40m as she cleared 4.30 and came so close to the magic Q mark for Daegu world champs in Chula Vista Invitational ,San Diego on Thursday .
Jumping in the USA tf/open finals she opened at 4m, went clear again at 4.15 and then cleared 4.30 before narrowly failing at 4.40m . The event was won by Becky Holiday at 4.50. She will return to Europe next month for European cup in Turkey .