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• Armand Duplantis is a 'beautiful talent' - Sergey Bubka

Armand Duplantis is a "beautiful talent", says Ukraine's former world and Olympic pole vault champion Sergey Bubka.

Duplantis broke the pole vault world record for the second time in a week when he cleared 6.18m at the Indoor Grand Prix in Glasgow on Saturday.

The 20-year-old was born in the United States but chose to represent his mother's native country of Sweden.

"He really makes athletics attractive," Ukrainian Bubka told BBC Sport.

"He brings a lot of attention to athletics and the pole vault.

"I really enjoy and admire what he is doing and it is the success of not only him but also his father and mother."

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