One more centimeter: Duplantis beats himself (again)

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Swede Armand Duplantis, the pole vault superstar, improved his own world record this Sunday with a mark of 6,23 metros in the final of the Diamond League in Eugene (United States). In the same meeting, the athlete Gudaf Tsegay He broke the world record for the 5,000 meters.

The current two-time world and Olympic champion thus surpassed the previous best record of 6.22 meters, established in Clermont-Ferrand (France) last February 25.

Duplantis, 23, has already broken the world record in the discipline seven times. Five of those records were established indoors while the two outdoors occurred on the track at Hayward Field in the small city of Eugene (Oregon state).

‘Mondo’ Duplantis, the genius born in Lafayette (Louisiana), surpassed himself again in the country where he grew up.

A year ago, the Swede had taken over world gold on this same stage, the only great title that was missing in his already extraordinary career, with a jump of 6.21m that was also a new world record at the time.

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