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When it comes to the high-flying action of pole vault, few can match up to the high standards set by Mondo Duplantis. After having a tremendously good run at the 2024 World Indoor Championships in Glasgow, it looks like the Olympic gold medalist isn’t slowing down any time soon, especially with the Olympics on the line.

While the Swedish-American is never short of the extensive support from his friends and family, there’s someone special who can never be too far away when Duplantis gets in on the action. Before setting his sixth world record in Glasgow, Mondo pulled off something equally exceptional at the All-Star Perche 2024 in Clermont-Ferrand, France.

Just like in the Scottish city, Desiré Inglander was right there to make sure Mondo never felt alone amidst all the cacophony. In her recent Instagram upload, Desiré Inglander shared a snippet of her unwavering dedication and love to standing beside her beloved whenever he’s performing.

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Captioned simply as “Yup“, the 22-year-old looked to be beaming with pride as Duplantis once again proved his worth for hundreds of fans to stand witness to his prowess. “Just watching my boyfriend do his thing“, reads the caption of the accompanying video, and Mondo’s girlfriend can be seen briefly looking radiant.

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Mondo Duplantis only has eyes for the top spot

At the French event in February, Duplantis once again retained his world lead with a thrilling 6.02m vault, without breaking much of a sweat. Considering how he went on to demolish the competition in Glasgow the following month (with 6.24m world record), his previous jump looks only a warmup in retrospect.

While a temporary loss of focus put the two-time World Championships gold medalist in a wobbly position, he managed to regain his mojo and walk away from the event with yet another gold-hauling performance. At the end of the tournament, Mondo recollected, “This was the hardest I have ever worked“.

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Last season, Mondo ended the year with a well-deserved Athlete of the Year nomination, underscoring his consistency and determination to rise above the rest. While that obviously was a significant feat by itself, Mondo made it clear that he wants to be remembered as one of the greatest pole vaulters of all time. As the Paris Games inch closer, it waits to be seen if Mondo’s thunderous form brings him uncharted glory on the biggest stage of them all!

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