Isinbayeva is back in business!

Isinbayeva is back in business!

Double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva was unwilling to give interviews on Wednesday before the XL Galan indoor meeting in Stokholm, but 24 hours and a world record later the Russian was telling anyone who would listen no one would come between her and another gold medal in London. 

the world at her feet Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva poses in front of the electronic scoreboard after setting a new indoor world record in Stockholm on Thursday. ap

Plagued by injury and poor form since winning the Beijing Olympics gold medal in 2008, the once dominant pole vaulter cleared 5.01 metres to break the indoor world record on Thursday and said she was definitely back on track. 
There have been several false dawns for the 29-year-old, who also holds the outdoor world record of 5.06 metres, but she was adamant that this was the real thing. 
"This was the real comeback," said Isinbayeva, who has set 15 outdoor world records and 13 indoors. "I said to myself, 'This is my night, I have to do my best', and my body answered, 'Yes we can, we can do it together.'" 
"I just jumped," she said. "I just enjoyed the competition. I just felt confident. I didn't have any pain, any injury, the body is completely healthy, and the mind had good feelings inside. No pressure at all on me." 
Liu disqualified

Cuba's Dayron Robles powered to victory after rival Liu Xiang was disqualified for a false start in the 60 metres hurdles.

Liu, the 2004 Olympics high hurdles champion, jumped the gun having already stood up from the blocks once when he was unsettled by the noise of the crowd. The Chinese athlete, immediately left the track, not waiting for confirmation of the
disqualification. Robles, who won in 7.66 seconds, lost to Liu in Birmingham last weekend in the pair's first meeting since the Cuban was disqualified for obstructing his rival in the final of the 110 metres hurdles at the 2011 world championships. 

The world record holder crossed the line first but was stripped of the gold which went to American Jason Richardson with Liu taking the silver.