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Lavillenie seeking new heights in pole vault

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New pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie said on Sunday that he was aiming to leap even higher than the towering 6.16 metres he cleared the day before in Donetsk. 

French pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie speaks to journalists at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Roissy-en-France, near Paris, on February 16, 2014

Arriving back home in Paris to a hero's welcome, the 27-year-old Frenchman said that he was having some difficulty taking in the extent of his achievement which broke Ukraine legend Sergei Bubka's 21-year-old world record.

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