Armand Duplantis broke his own world record for the fifth time as Team USA made history

Armand Duplantis broke his own pole vault world record at the conclusion of the world championships on Sunday.

Duplantis had secured the world title by jumping over 6m for the first time after his rivals could not clear more than 5.94m.

The 22-year-old managed to top his own previous record in his second attempt - the fifth time he has broken the world record

Duplantis said. “Actually, I did not think about the record that much today … I really wanted to win the gold so badly."

Duplantis added, "It was the medal I was missing"

“So when I was on this height, it was like everything came together and it happened from there”, he said.

Duplantis competes in the men's pole vault final on day 10 of the World Athletics Championships

Duplantis wasn't the only one to break a world record on Sunday

In the women's 100m hurdles, Nigeria's Tobi Amusan set a new world record and won gold in the semi-finals.

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