. @mondohoss600 breaks his own WORLD RECORD and claims his first world pole vault title!#WorldAthleticsChamps pic.twitter.com/9nRZLWLzTM— World Athletics (@WorldAthletics) July 25, 2022
Sweden's Armand Duplantis added a new world record to his pole vault world title Sunday, clearing 6.21 meters at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, USA, BBC reported.
The 22-year-old Olympic champion already had gold secured with a first-time clearance of 6 meters. None of his rivals managed higher than 5.94 meters.
Duplantis then took on his world record of 6.20 meters set in Belgrade in March, soaring over at the second attempt.
It is the fifth time Duplantis has broken the world record.
His success also marked the first time the world record has been set outdoors since Sergey Bubka cleared 6.14 meters for the first time in Sestriere, Italy in 1994.
— World Athletics (@WorldAthletics) July 25, 2022
With 6.00m, 6.06m and 6.21m tonight, @mondohoss600 breaks another record of most 6m+ clearances in history.
The previous record of 46 clearances had stood to @sergey_bubka since 1997!#WorldAthleticsChamps pic.twitter.com/tT5lG3crkU
World record (6.21m)— World Athletics (@WorldAthletics) July 25, 2022
World pole vault champion #WorldAthleticsChamps pic.twitter.com/Bl6RZu2V2d
@mondohoss600— World Athletics (@WorldAthletics) July 25, 2022
Thanks @TDK_Corporation for funding the men's world record programme at the #WorldAthleticsChamps. pic.twitter.com/CxyajlQR94
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