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Mondo Duplantis breaks world record for pole vault


Mondo Duplantis breaks world record for pole vault


American-born Swedish pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis set a world record by soaring 6.17 meters on his second attempt at the World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting held in Torun, Poland on 8 February.

He achieved this feat in his second attempt at the height and sixth jump of the competition.

He broke Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie's record of 6.16m which was set in February 2014 in Donetsk, Ukraine.

He represented his mother's native country of Sweden.

Source: Short News India



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