Cuba’s Lazaro Borges competes in the men

Cuba's Lazaro Borges holds the pieces of his pole that broke during the pole vault event. (AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE)

Cuba’s Lazaro Borges holds the pieces of his pole that broke during the pole vault event. (AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE)

Cuba’s Lazaro Borges competes in the men’s pole vault qualifications at the athletics event of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 8, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFEFRANCK FIFE/AFP/GettyImages