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Jennifer Suhr of the United States wins Olympic gold medal in women's pole vault.
Suhr won after clearing 4.75 meters at her second attempt, and missed every attempt at 4.80.
Yarisley Silva also cleared 4.75 on her second attempt for a Cuban national record, but lost on a countback and took silver.
Isinbayeva finished with bronze at 4.70. She had been aiming to be the first woman in track and field to win the same individual event in three straight Olympics.
Suhr is a Fredonia native and graduated from Roberts Wesleyan College in 2006.
Monday the school served ice cream sundaes with gold toppings in anticipation of her winning a medal.