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Mondo Duplantis is the king of the men’s pole vault at the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games

Mondo Duplantis has a major reason to celebrate. He won the men’s pole vault competition at the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games. Digital Journal has the scoop.

Mondo Duplantis
Mondo Duplantis. Photo Credit: Joerg Oegerli
Mondo Duplantis. Photo Credit: Joerg Oegerli

Mondo Duplantis has a major reason to celebrate. He won the gold medal in the men’s pole vault competition at the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games. Digital Journal has the scoop.

American pole vaulter Chris Nilsen finished in second place with a personal best of 5.97 meters, while Thiago Braz claimed the bronze medal for Brazil with 5.87 meters, a season-best score.

“Olympic champion #borntofly,” Duplantis exclaimed a post on social media, and rightfully so.

Congratulations to Mondo Duplantis on this tremendous accomplishment. He holds the world records in the indoor (6.18 meters) and outdoor (6.15 meters) track and field for the men’s pole vault.

To learn more about Mondo Duplantis, follow him on Instagram.

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Markos Papadatos is Digital Journal's Editor-at-Large for Music News. Papadatos is a Greek-American journalist and educator that has authored over 17,000 original articles over the past 16 years. He has interviewed some of the biggest names in music, entertainment, lifestyle, magic, and sports. He is a six-time consecutive "Best of Long Island" winner, and in the past three years, he was honored as the "Best Long Island Personality" in Arts & Entertainment, an honor that has gone to Billy Joel six times.

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