Series08 Feb 2021

For The Record: Mondo Duplantis


For the record - Mondo Duplantis (© World Athletics)

On 8 February 2020, Mondo Duplantis became the world pole vault record holder. He recounts his journey For The Record...

How much do you know about pole vaulting? We break it down For The Record...


On 15 February 2020, Duplantis cleared 6.18m - his second world record in the space of a week. For The Record, this is his career in numbers:

Win a piece of signed memorabilia from Mondo Duplantis

Who inspires you in athletics?

Athletics may be an individual sport, but there is a team behind every athlete, helping them to succeed.

World pole vault record-holder Mondo Duplantis nominates his parents Helena and Greg as his biggest inspiration.

We want to celebrate some of those unsung heroes of our sport by asking athletes around the world who has most inspired them in their lives.

It could be your coach, a teammate, a teacher, a parent, a friend or even a competitor.

Tell us who that person is and why they inspire you for a chance to win a signed piece of memorabilia from Mondo Duplantis.

Nominate someone here:

Entries close on 1 March 2021.


* indicates required

While you're here, let us know if you'd like to hear from World Athletics about:

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our privacy policy.


View the competition Terms and Conditions.

Pages related to this article