China News Service, September 18th. At the ongoing Diamond League Rome station, the 20-year-old Swedish supernova Duplantis won the championship with a score of 6.15 meters and set a new world record.
The outdoor pole vault world record has been in the dust for 26 years. It was previously set by Ukrainian track and field legend Bubka in 1994 with a record of 6.14 meters.
In the game, Duplandis took off from 5.40 meters until he increased the height to 6 meters. After two attempts, he successfully jumped the 6 meters 15 bar.
This is not the first time the Swedes have set a world record.
In fact, in the rules of the IAAF, the pole vault world record does not distinguish between indoor and outdoor. Strictly speaking, before breaking Bubka's record, Duplantis was already the world record of the event. The record holder-in February of this year, Duplantis continuously set the indoor pole vault world record with 6m17 and 6m18 in 7 days. The previous world record holder was French star La Villegne.
Duplantis, 20, was born and raised in the United States. His mother is Swedish. He chose to participate in international competitions for Sweden.
This talented athlete has set a record for youth pole vault competitions of all ages.
Now, he has exclusive indoor and outdoor pole vaulting world records.