Lisa Gunnarsson

  • Lisa
  • Gunnarsson

  • Event
    Pole Vault
  • Class
  • High School/Other
    Lycee Notre Dame
  • Hometown
    Stockholm, Sweden

Updated: March 13, 2018

2018 indoor: Finished fourth in the pole vault at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships with a mark of 4.41 meters (14 feet, 5.5 inches) … Turned in a mark of 4.35 meters (14 feet, 3.25 inches) in the pole vault at the ACC Championships to finish first for the fourth time this season … Finished third in the pole vault at the Tyson Invitational with a height of 4.41 meters (14 feet, 5.5 inches) … Placed first for the third consecutive week in the pole vault, posting a height of 4.46 meters (14 feet, 7.5 inches) at the Clemson Bob Pollock Invitational … Turned in a height of 4.35 meters (14 feet, 3.25 inches) at the 2018 Gladstein Invitational to place first … Started off the year with top marks at the Nittany Lion Challenge with a height of 4.42 meters (14 feet, 6 inches).

High school: Graduated from Lycee Notre Dame … Was coached by Alain Donias of the French Athletics Club Stade Francais ... Earned gold at the 2017 European U20 Championships in the pole vault ... Her personal-best 4.55-meter mark ranked as the No. 2 U-20 vault in the world and was listed as the fifth-best vault on the all-time world junior indoor list ... Was a silver medalist at the 2015 European Youth Olympic Festival ... Competed at the 2016 World Junior Championships and 2017 European Indoor Senior Championships ... Was the youngest pole vaulter at the 2017 IAAF World Championships, placing 17th out of 32 competitors.

Personal: Born August 20, 1999 … Daughter of Mats and Ulrika Gunnarsson … Has two siblings, Eric and Filip … Majoring in general engineering.

Gunnarsson's Track and Field Career Bests



PV – 4.46m (14 feet, 7.5 inches), Clemson Bob Pollock Invitational (2018)