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How a USATF Loophole Allowed Mondo Duplantis to Break the American Record

A strange thing happened in the men’s pole vault at the European Athletics Championships last month in Berlin. Well, three strange things. The first: 18-year-old Mondo Duplantis put the beatdown on a slew of experienced professional athletes—including world record holder Renaud Lavillenie of France—to win his first senior-level European Championship…