Armand DUPLANTIS

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Athlete personal details which are given in the second column

Born10 November 1999Age
GenderMale
Height181 cm Weight68 kg
Club / TeamLafayette

Biography

Setter of 10 world junior bests or records, up to 5.93 in Baton Rouge on May 5, 2018.

1 World Youth 2015; 3 WJC 2016; 1 EJC 2017; 9 WCH 2017; 7 WIC 2018; 1 WJC 2018. Lives-USA. 1.81 tall.

Father/coachGreg Duplantis USA was a 5.80 pole vaulter in 1993 and was known as one of the shortest of world-class pole vaulters (1.68 tall).

Mother/coach-Helena Hedlund Duplantis SWE 16th EJC Heptathlon 1993.

Brother-Andreas Duplantis SWE was 10th WJC PV 2012.

Allegiance transferee from USA – has held dual citizenship with Sweden since birth but his declaration for Sweden was confirmed by IAAF from June 9, 2015.

In 2018: 1 Reno indoor (world junior indoor best, but disallowed as pegs were too big and no drug test on same day). Further indoor wins ay Baton Rouge (twice) & Fayetteville; 5 Clermont-Ferrand (ratified world junior indoor record 5.88); 7 WIC; 3 Texas Relays; 1 Baton Rouge (world junior record 5.93, but disallowed as no drug test on same day); 2 Eugene Diamond; 1 Stockholm Diamond; 1 Montreuil; 2 Paris Diamond; 5 Lausanne Diamond; 1 WJC; 1 Jockgrim; 3 London Diamond; 1 Karlstad.

He will attend Louisiana State University from autumn 2018 .

DateDiscipline
European Champion 2018Pole Vault
World Championships finalist 2017Pole Vault
7th at World Indoor Championships 2018Pole Vault
World Junior Champion 2018Pole Vault
World Youth Champion 2015Pole Vault
World Junior Championships Bronze Medallist 2016Pole Vault
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
Pole Vault16.0512 Aug 2018BerlinOutdoor
Long Jump-7.1206 May 2017Baton Rouge LAOutdoor
Pole Vault55.8825 Feb 2018Clermont-FerrandIndoor
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
Pole Vault16.0512 Aug 2018BerlinOutdoor
Pole Vault55.8825 Feb 2018Clermont-FerrandIndoor