Usain Bolt Paused Interview For U.S. Anthem; Now Watch What THIS U.S. Pole Vaulter Does

August 22, 2016Aug 22, 2016

Last week a video went viral from the 2012 London Olympics of Jamiacan sprinter Usain Bolt stopping a live interview after his gold medal win in order to listen to the U.S. national anthem. His respectful act earned him a massive amount of accolades, especially from Faith Family America.

Now a new video has emerged the Rio Olympics of what U.S. Army reservist Sam Kendricks did as the U.S. national anthem began to play right as he was starting his qualifying pole vault run.

According to BizPacReview, the 23-year-old was an ROTC cadet at the University of Mississippi and now serves the 655th Transportation Company in Millington, Tennessee.

Kendricks went on to win bronze, the first U.S. medal in men's pole vaulting in 12 years, according to Today.

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