Renaud Lavillenie is the man. @AirLavillenie, as he is called on twitter, has PBs of 6.05m outdoors and 6.16m indoors. An Olympic gold and silver medalist, five time WC medalist, and three time European champion, Renaud knows how to compete and when. He is very carefully evaluating the situation around the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
CLERMONT-FERRAND (FRA): Renaud Lavillenie has backed the IOC on their current stance surrounding the staging of the 2020 Olympic Games, agreeing it is still too early to talk about cancelling or postponing the event, informs insidethegames.biz. “It’s a delicate moment for everyone, but let’s not give in to idle speculations. Sport is capable of being reactive in all circumstances, so let’s take the time to wait to make the right decisions together,” he said on social media.
As a member of the @WorldAthletics Athletes’ Commission and in light of the ongoing COVID-19 threat, we would like to share the following information with our fellow athletes…
— Renaud LAVILLENIE (@airlavillenie) March 12, 2020