Review: Renaud Lavillenie’s pole vault journey in 2018

French pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie is the world record holder in the men’s pole vault (6.16 meters). Digital Journal looks back on his pole vault journey in 2018, now that the outdoor season has come to a close.

Earlier in the year, this past March, Lavillenie won the men’s pole vault at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham with 5.90 meters. This marked his third career world championship win in the indoor track and field (in 2016 he won at the Indoor World Championships in Portland, Oregon, and in 2012 he won in Istanbul, Turkey).

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