Review: Mondo Duplantis advances to final at 2018 European Championships Special

Posted Aug 10, 2018 by Markos Papadatos
On August 9, the qualifying rounds of the men's pole vault took place at the 2018 European Championships at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.
Mondo Duplantis
Mondo Duplantis
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Mondo Duplantis was able to clear 5.61 meters, which was enough to advance him to the final, which will take place on Sunday, August 12, which is the last day of the European Championships. As Digital Journal reported, 18-year-old Swedish pole vaulter Duplantis is the "One to Watch" in the men's pole vault at the 2018 European Championships.
Joining Duplantis in the men's pole vault final include such European pole vaulters as world record holder Renaud Lavillenie (France), Piotr Lisek (Poland), Axel Chapelle (France), Pawel Wojciechowski (Poland), Adam Hague (Great Britain), Timur Morgunov (Russia).
Last month, Duplantis won the World Junior Championships, with a championship record of 5.82 meters. He also holds the world junior record in the pole vault (outdoors) with 5.93 meters.
To learn more about teen pole vault star Mondo Duplantis, follow him on Instagram.