Podcast: Mondo Duplantis on world records and Olympics targets

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Mondo Duplantis represents Sweden and has pushed the boundaries of the pole vault event. He goes into the Olympics as the world record holder. Mondo joined the podcast to talk about nutrition, his baseball obsession, and his backyard training situation. Plus, the women's 400m hurdles promises to be one of the marquee events of the whole Games. We hear from the top two contenders: Dalilah Muhammad and Sydney McLaughlin.

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What is the Olympic Channel Podcast?

A sport podcast, hosted by Ed Knowles, each episode of the Olympic Channel Podcast aims to inspire and motivate you with interviews from the world's best athletes. Discover the workouts and mentality it takes to succeed in one of the planet's toughest tests: the Olympic Games. Whether it's wrestling, swimming, figure skating, weightlifting, or gymnastics - this sports podcast will have you living your best life in no time. Past guests include four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles, Olympic champion wrestler Jordan Burroughs, world champion sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, and double Olympic champion cyclist Kristina Vogel.