This was such a genuine moment for this athlete. I'm glad the photographers captured it so well and from so many different angles.
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Russia's Elena Isinbaeva celebrates after setting a new world record during the women's Pole Vault final at the National Stadium as part of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 18, 2008. Reigning double Olympic and world champion she bettered her own world record in the women's pole vault on her way to gold at the Beijing Games. The 26-year-old vaulted 5.05m, 1cm higher than her previous record set in Monaco last month.