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'It’s always been the goal': Franklin alum Olivia Gruver has eyes on Olympics after standout pole vaulting career

'It’s always been the goal': Franklin alum Olivia Gruver has eyes on Olympics after standout pole vaulting career

Pole vaulter Olivia Gruver’s season didn’t end quite as she had hoped.

On the heels of breaking the NCAA outdoor record in pole vaulting in late March and posting the sixth-best mark this year by any woman, the Reisterstown native and Franklin High graduate missed out on an unprecedented third consecutive title in the NCAA Division I meet last week, finishing third.

Next up for Gruver, a University of Washington senior who is considered one of the top outdoor pole vaulters in the world, is the USA...

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