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Series08 Feb 2021

For The Record: Mondo Duplantis

How Mondo Duplantis became one of the world's greatest pole vaulters

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Feature22 Jan 2021

The six-metre vault: a universal yet elusive achievement

The six-metre pole vault remains one of the most elusive barriers in elite athletics yet it is also one of the most universal.

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News27 Dec 2020

2020 review: jumps

A look back at the key moments of 2020 in the jumps

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Performance12 Dec 2020

How three different sports helped Lightfoot become a top pole vaulter

The 21-year-old explains how three different pursuits played a key part in his athletic development

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Feature07 Dec 2020

Athlete of the year and master of the vault, but still room for improvement for Duplantis

The heights continue to soar, yet the process stays the same. When Mondo Duplantis stands at the end of a pole vault runway, staring up at a bar that seems pitched in the sky, halfway to heaven, he boils a task of ultimate sophistication down to sheer simplicity.

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Feature18 Sep 2020

Still ‘up in the clouds’, Duplantis turns his attention to next major targets

The world records are not enough for Mondo Duplantis.

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Report17 Sep 2020

Duplantis scales 6.15m in Rome, world's highest ever outdoor vault

In the country where ‘Mondo’ means ‘world’, Swedish wunderkind Armand ‘Mondo’ Duplantis confirmed his status as the world’s greatest pole vaulter, jumping higher than anyone ever has in an outdoor stadium, 6.15m, at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday (17).

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News10 Sep 2020

Duplantis, Kendricks, Lisek and Lavillenie set for Doha clash

Pole vault six-metre club members Armand Duplantis, Sam Kendricks, Piotr Lisek and Renaud Lavillenie will return to battle at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Doha on 25 September.

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Feature07 Sep 2020

Vetter joins Warholm, Duplantis and Crouser in race to break the next world record

Another week, another world record was seriously threatened.

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Report04 Sep 2020

Hassan and Farah break one-hour world records in Brussels

Britain's Mo Farah and Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands set respective men’s and women’s world one-hour records at the Wanda Diamond League exhibition meeting at the King Baudouin Stadium tonight.

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News03 Sep 2020

Duplantis and Thompson-Herah among first big names confirmed for Rome

Organisers of the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea have announced that pole vault world record-holder Mondo Duplantis and double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah will compete at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Rome on 17 September.

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Report02 Sep 2020

Duplantis clears 6.07m in Lausanne, best outdoor vault in the world for 26 years

At one point during Athletissima’s exhibition city centre pole vault competition, it seemed as though the duel between Mondo Duplantis and Sam Kendricks would never end. Both men simply went higher and higher, clearing each height with ease on their first attempts at the Wanda Diamond League meeting at Lausanne’s Place de l’Europe on Wednesday (2).

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