HOLLY Bradshaw goes for Olympic glory this morning (11am) as she looks to give Team GB’s athletics team a boost.

The Chorley pole vaulter is one of the favourites to win a medal in Tokyo at her third Olympic Games.

It has been a poor showing in the track and field for Team GB so far with Keely Hodgkinson’s superb silver medal in the 800m the only success to date.

But Bradshaw, along with Laura Muir in tomorrow’s 1,500m, will be looking to add to that solitary silver after world heptathlon champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson had to withdraw from the competition after picking up an injury in yesterday’s 200m.

Bradshaw, the British indoor and outdoor record holder, has been in superb form and is ranked third in the world this year. She is expected to challenge world number one, USA’s Katie Nageotte, and Anzhelika Sidorova – who is representing the Russian Olympic Committee – for a place on the podium.

The 29-year-old, who has finished second and third in the Diamond League this season, has cleared 4.90m which has only been bettered by Nageotte (4.95m) and Sidorova (4.91m).

Blackburn Harriers clubmate, Jess Judd, goes in the women’s 10,000m final on Saturday (11.45am) – her second appearance at the Games.

Judd took part in the 5,000m but failed to reach to the final.