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While Duplantis in Glasgow, again, an inch higher in the pole vault

The Swedish polsstokhoogspringer Armand Duplantis Saturday, for the second time in a week, the world stepped up.

The twenty-year-old Duplantis jump at the Indoor Grand Prix in Glasgow, to a height of 6,18 m. It was an inch higher than a week ago, in Poland, Torun.

In the United States of america-born athlete, had only a single attempt is required in order to record more distinct. He was awarded for his achievement with a check for $ 30,000, more than 27.500 eur.

The Swede is now focusing on the outdoor season there, with the highlight being the Olympic Games. “It’s the biggest event an athlete can take part in and I want to be in shape,” he said to the BBC.

Duplantis, who is coached by his father, increased it a week ago, the six-year-old world record of Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie. Earlier, the Ukrainian legend Sergey Bubka since 1993, and the record is owned by 6,15 meters.

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