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Report31 Jan 2021

Lavillenie soars 6.02m world lead in Tourcoing, Hodgkinson smashes world U20 indoor 800m record

First six-metre clearance for Lavillenie since 2016.

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Feature12 Sep 2020

French athletes make a huge impact over more than a century

The French athletics federation – Fédération française d'athlétisme (FFA) – celebrates its 100th birthday this year but the achievements of French athletes span many decades more as the country was one of the first to embrace our sport in a fashion that we might currently recognise it.

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News16 Jun 2020

Host of global pole vault medallists set to compete in Lausanne

This year’s Athletissima meeting in Lausanne on 2 September will combine traditional athletics with originality as two top-level pole vault competitions will take place simultaneously on Place de l'Europe in the heart of the city.

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News13 Jun 2020

Wanda Diamond League Call Room - Paris edition

The Wanda Diamond League Call Room lockdown series continues today (13) with its Paris edition, with Olympic 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk, 2012 Olympic pole vault champion Renaud Lavillenie and Commonwealth pole vault champion Alysha Newman taking the stage on the Diamond League's ​Facebook page​ and ​YouTube​ channel.

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Report03 May 2020

Lavillenie and Duplantis tie in Ultimate Garden Clash – Pole Vault Edition

France’s 2012 Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie and Sweden’s world record-holder Mondo Duplantis shared the honours in the inaugural Ultimate Garden Clash – Pole Vault Edition on Sunday (3), beating arch-rival Sam Kendricks in a unique three-way competition.

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Press Release01 May 2020

Duplantis, Kendricks and Lavillenie set for Ultimate Garden Clash – Pole Vault Edition

Much of the world may be in lockdown, but with the use of modern technology, some of the greatest athletes on the planet will compete against one another on Sunday 3 May in the Ultimate Garden Clash – Pole Vault Edition.

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News04 Dec 2019

Lavillenie and Roleder confirmed for Karlsruhe

Organisers of the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe have confirmed that world pole vault record-holder Renaud Lavillenie and 2016 European champion Cindy Roleder will compete at the World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting on 31 January.

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Series22 Nov 2019

World Athletics Club – Monaco

Ahead of the World Athletics Awards 2019, join pole vault world record-holder Renaud Lavillenie and multiple world shot put champion Valerie Adams on the latest episode of the World Athletics Club.

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Press Release20 Nov 2019

Athletes Lavillenie and Adams to join the World Athletics Council as full voting members

World pole vault record-holder Renaud Lavillenie and four-time world shot put champion Valerie Adams will make a different type of history on Friday when they become the first active athletes to join the World Athletics Council as full voting members, following the governance reforms introduced in 2016.

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News20 Apr 2019

Mayer and Lavillenie confirmed for Paris – IAAF Diamond League

Kevin Mayer and Renaud Lavillenie, France’s two world record-holders in track and field events, will compete at the Meeting de Paris, part of the IAAF Diamond League, on 24 August.

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Press Release26 Sep 2018

Lavillenie donates 2011 World Championships uniform and spikes to IAAF Heritage Collection

France’s Renaud Lavillenie, the world record-holder for the men’s pole vault, is the latest star to donate significant competition items to the IAAF Heritage Collection.

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News07 Sep 2018

Lavillenie and Stefanidi ready to supercharge Team Europe’s vaulting ambition - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018

Amid a swirl of dry ice trackside – which swiftly dissipated in the glaring heat of Ostrava’s Mestsky Stadium – Team Europe’s two team representatives for this weekend’s IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 were revealed as pole vaulters Renaud Lavillenie and Katerina Stefanidi. 

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