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A 20-year-old USA-born Swede just broke the pole-vaulting world record, and said he wanted to do it since he was 3 years old

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Armand Duplantis just broke the pole-vaulting record.
The 20-year-old cleared 6.17 meters in Poland on Saturday, which beat the previous record by a centimeter.
It is a huge statement of intent in an Olympic year, ahead of the 2020 Games in Tokyo this summer.
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A 20-year-old USA-born Swedish pole-vaulter just broke his sport's world record, and said after that he had wanted to do it since he was 3 years old.
It all went down at the World Athletics Indoor Tour meet in Torun, Poland, on Saturday.
Armand Duplantis, a European champion...
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Athletics-Sweden's Duplantis soars 6.17m to break pole vault world record

Athletics-Sweden's Duplantis soars 6.17m to break pole vault world record

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

World silver medalist Mondo Duplantis realized a lifetime dream when he broke the pole vault world record on Saturday by soaring 6.17 meters on his second attempt at a World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting in Torun in Poland.
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Armand Duplantis breaks Renaud Lavillenie's pole vault world record in Poland

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Swedish star Armand Duplantis has broken the pole vault world record with a sensational clearance of 6.17metres in Torun, Poland.
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Sweden's Duplantis soars 6.17m to break pole vault world record

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

World silver medalist Mondo Duplantis broke the pole vault world record on Saturday when the American-born Swede soared 6.17 meters on his second attempt at a World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting in Torun in Poland.
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