Lavillenie envisages role at Paris 2024 as athlete and organiser

Renaud Lavillenie plans to compete at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris– but he is also considering taking a role in the Organising Committee due to be set up early next year.

France’s 31-year-old pole vault world record holder, winner of the Olympic gold medal at London 2012 and silver at Rio 2016, was among 60 leading French athletes who gathered here today at the country’s elite sports academy to discuss possible future roles at Paris 2024.

“It’s totally new for me,” Lavillenie told insidethegames.

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