Armand Duplantis, the world-renowned pole vaulter, is set to kick off his 2023 indoor season with a bang. On Thursday, the young Swedish star will take the stage at the Mondo Classic, a home meeting in Uppsala. The meet will be Duplantis’ first competition of the year and a chance to showcase his skills to the world.
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The competition in Uppsala will be a WIT Challenger event and feature a star-studded line-up, including some of the biggest names in the pole vaulting world. World bronze medallist Ernest Obiena will be among the competitors, as well as European silver and bronze medallists Bo Kanda Lita Baehre and Pal Haugen Lillefosse.
Joining this talented group will be former Olympic champion Thiago Braz, former world champion Sam Kendricks, and fellow 6.00m performer KC Lightfoot. And after a period of recovery, Emmanouil Karalis will also be back in top form and ready to compete. This competition promises a thrilling showdown, with all these talented athletes battling it out for the top spot.
Armand Duplantis is a name that has become synonymous with excellence in the pole vaulting world. The young Swede has set numerous records and achieved several victories throughout his career. He holds the world record for the highest outdoor pole vault and is considered one of the greatest pole vaulters of all time.
This competition in Uppsala will be an excellent opportunity for Duplantis to showcase his skills and demonstrate why he is considered one of the best in the world. With such a talented line-up, this competition is sure to be exciting, with each athlete pushing the limits of their abilities.
For fans of pole vaulting, this competition is not one to be missed.
Armand Duplantis will take the stage alongside some of the biggest names in the sport in what promises to be an electrifying and unforgettable event. Get ready to witness the best pole vaulting live in Uppsala on Thursday.