Who is pole vault star Armand aka Mondo Duplantis, bio, age, height, weight, parents, wife and net worth

Who is pole vault star Armand aka Mondo Duplantis, bio, age, height, weight, parents, wife and net worth

Here is all you need to know about Swedish-American track and field athlete Armand aka Mondo Duplantis including his age, height, weight bio and net worth

At the first Diamond League competition of the season in Xiamen, China, on Saturday, Armand Duplantis of Sweden established his eighth world record in the pole vaulting sport, extending his uncontested dominance over the sport.

Who is pole vault star Armand aka Mondo Duplantis, bio, age, height, weight, parents, wife, world record and net worth

He cleared 6.24 metres, one centimetre further than the record he established in the Diamond League final in September of last year.

He began the competition in Xiamen at 5.62 metres, and before the crowd at Egret Stadium applauded him as he set a new world record on his debut, he cleared 5.82 metres and 6.00 metres. The athlete, who was born in the United States, is hoping to win a second gold at the summer Olympics in Paris.

Who is Armand Duplantis?

Armand Duplantis is a US-born Swedish track and field athlete. He is a pole vaulter. The 24-year-old was born on November 10, 1999 in Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S and hold dual citizenship. The athlete is also known as Mondo Duplantis and stands 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) tall with his weight at 79 kg. He has a net worth of $5 million.

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A look at Armand Duplantis’ career so far

Armand Duplantis started winning titles since he was very young. He won his first title at 2015 World Youth Championships, the time he was just 15. Two years later, he bagged European U20 trophy and then the World U20 title the following year.

Duplantis’s 2022 season earned him the titles of Male Athlete of the Year in both Europe and the World after he broke three world records, won the World Outdoor and Indoor Championship, the European and Diamond League Championship, and cleared six metres or more 22 times.

He, who has won the Diamond League three times, is a current Olympic champion, the winner in Europe, the winner in the Diamond League, and the two-time World outdoor (2022 and 2023) and indoor champion.

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In 2019, he won the silver medal in the World Championships. Duplantis, who won twice in Europe in 2018 and 2022, currently owns the record for the world’s under-20 team. In both the 2022 indoor World Indoor Championship and the 2021 European Indoor Championship, he grabbed home gold.

Armand Duplantis’ parents

Armand Duplantis was born to Greg Duplantis, a former pole vaulter and mother Helena, a former heptathlete and volleyball player. He belongs to an athletics family as even his siblings are into the athletics. His three other siblings, two brothers Andreas (pole vaulter) and Antoine (baseball) who are older than him and a sister Johanna all are into sports.

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Armand Duplantis’ girlfriend

Armand Duplantis is in a relationship with Desire Inglander. The two are reportedly dating since three years.

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