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Olympic pole vault champion Renaud Lavillenie of France takes part in a men's exhibition pole vaulting competition as the Eiffel Tower looms in the background on Saturday.

French pole-vault world record holder, Renaud Lavillenie, performs a jump as he takes part in a pole-vaulting event in front of the Eiffel tower in Paris on June 2.STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP - Getty Images