Olympic champion and world record holder Armand Duplantis won the Lausanne Diamond League pole vault competition on the shores of Lake Geneva on Thursday.

The 22-year-old Swedish star once again overshadowed his rivals with a 6.10m vault on his third attempt.

Olympic silver medalist Chris Nilsen took second place in the 5.80 m at an event held the day before the main program of the Diamond League in the Swiss city.

Ernesto John Obiena of the Philippines was also third in 5.80m.

This is Duplantis’ 17th pole vaulting event of the year and he remains undefeated in 2022.

Duplantis broke the world record to 6.21m in July and became the world champion in Eugene, Oregon. He then won the European title last week in Munich.

After clearing 6.10m on Thursday, he made no attempt to break the world record.

On the sidelines was Ukrainian pole vaulting legend Sergey Bubka. He set a career-best 6.14m in 1994 and was the only player to exceed his 6m his 10m outdoors.

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