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Swedish pole vaulter Armand ‘Mondo’ Duplantis once again pushed the boundaries of his discipline by clearing a height of 6.24 meters at the opening meet of the Diamond League in Xiamen, China, on Saturday.

In Xiamen, China, on Saturday, Swedish pole vaulting sensation Armand ‘Mondo’ Duplantis transcended the limits of his sport yet again, soaring over a height of 6.24 meters. This extraordinary jump, marking his eighth world record, catapults him even higher into the annals of his sport.

Already the world record holder since 2020 with 6.17 meters, ‘Mondo’ has continuously surpassed his own limits since then, inching closer and closer to the stars. His dominance is unparalleled: he now leads his competitors by over 20 centimeters!

“I felt it was within my reach after my jump at 6 meters,” he recounts. “Compared to my expectations, my indoor season wasn’t great, so I had this fire in me today. I really wanted to prove to myself that I could do better than that.”

This new extraordinary leap highlights the exceptional talent of the Swede. His fluid technique and explosive power enable him to effortlessly soar over the bars with remarkable ease.

Endearing Personality

But Armand Duplantis is not only an exceptional athlete; he is also an endearing and charismatic personality. His zest for life and humility make him an inspiring role model for young athletes worldwide.

At just 23 years old, Duplantis seems poised to leave a lasting mark on the history of pole vaulting for many years to come.

In conclusion, Armand Duplantis’s new world record is another testament to his exceptional talent and extraordinary competitive spirit. He has already etched his name in the annals of his sport, and it’s certain that he will continue to dazzle the sporting world with his feats for many years to come. See you in Paris.