Tag: but his winning clearance of 5.94m was the fifth time this year he has set a world-leading mark. He cleared each bar at the first time of asking

World leads by Lavillenie in Metz

In his final competition before the defence of his European indoor title, Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie gave himself the perfect confidence-booster at the National Indoor Meeting in Metz on Sunday (24). Not only did he extend his 2013 winning streak to eight competitions, but his winning clearance of 5.94m was…