LSU track and field signee Armand ‘Mondo’ Duplantis won the European Championship in the pole vault on Sunday becoming the youngest athlete in the competition’s history to win a field event.

Duplantis cleared 6.05 meters (19 feet, 10.25 inches) in the event to take home the gold medal.

The 18-year-old Duplantis’ mark sets the Under-20 world record and it ties for the fourth-best mark of all-time, regardless of age.

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Sweden’s Armand Duplantis celebrates after an attempt in the men’s pole vault final at the European Athletics Championships in the Olympic stadium in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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