Mondo Duplantis World Record - Exploring the top performances of the Swedish Athlete's career after incredible campaign at the Xiamen Diamond League

Day 8 - World Athletics Championships Budapest 2023
Day 8 - World Athletics Championships Budapest 2023

Swedish pole vault phenom Mondo Duplantis has stunned everyone with his yet another remarkable performance at the Wanda Diamond League 2024. He grabbed his eighth world record by soaring to the height of 6.24m on April 20.

This isn't the first time that Duplantis has captivated attention by soaring to greater heights. The 24-year-old has started bagging world records since 2020 and hasn't stopped since then. From several world records, multiple European titles, numerous awards, and Diamond League wins, Duplantis has gathered it all.

Adding to this, he also has clinched remarkable numbers of Olympic gold medals. Let's dive deep into the charismatic career of the pole vault sensation.

World Records by Mondo Duplantis

After setting a new world record at the Wanda Diamond League in China, Mondo Duplantis is now an eight-time world record holder in the pole vault. Before China, he made his seventh world record in Eugene last year.

He first made his world record on February 8, 2020, which is now converted into a long list of world records.

1st world record - On February 8, 2020, Duplantis broke a six-year-old record of Renaud Lavillenie by making a jump of 6.17m in Torun Poland.

2nd world record - On February 15, 2020, Duplantis broke his own record by making a jump of 6.18m in Glasgow.

3rd world record - On March 7, 2022, he surpassed his own record by attaining a score of 6.19m at the Belgrade Indoor Meeting.

4th world record - On March 20, 2022, Mondo Duplantis reached the height of 6.20m at the 2022 World Athletics Indoor Championships.

5th world record - On July 24, 2022, surpassing himself, Duplantis soared to the height of 6.21m at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

6th world record - On February 25, 2023, he gained his sixth world record at the All-Star Perche indoor meeting by clearing 6.22m.

7th world record - On September 17, 2023, Duplantis attained his seventh world record at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene by clearing 6.23m.

8th world record - On April 20, 2024, he made a world record of 6.24m at the Wanda Diamond League.

Mondo Duplantis' world and European titles

Mondo Duplantis nabbed his first title in 2015 when he set a new championship record of 5.30 meters at the World Youth Championships in Cali. Since then till today, the count of his world and European titles is 12.

  1. 2015- World Youth Champion
  2. 2016- European Junior bronze medallist
  3. 2017- European Junior Champion
  4. 2018- World Junior Champion & European Champion
  5. 2019- World Championships silver medallist
  6. 2021- Tokyo 2020 Olympic Champion, European Indoor Champion
  7. 2022 - World Champion, European Champion
  8. 2023- World Champion

Mondo Duplantis at the Olympic Games

Mondo Duplantis made his debut at the Olympic Games in 2021 at the Tokyo 2020. He gave the show everyone expected out of him by winning his first-ever Olympic gold medal. He cleared a height of 6.02m on his first effort.

After winning the Olympic gold medal, Duplantis revealed that this was something he wanted for a very long time. He told reporters:

"It's a surreal feeling, really, I still don't know how to explain it. It's something I've wanted for so long and now that it's finally here, and I finally did it, it's so crazy."

Duplantis up till today has won four Diamond League titles in the men's pole vault from 2021 to 2024. All the pole vault enthusiasts and Mondo Duplantis' fans are on their toes to witness the magic of the pole vault phenom in the 2024 season.

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Edited by Ankush Das
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