The 20-year-old Duplantis, who set the world record of 6.18m on the World Indoor Tour in February, secured his victory after clearing 5.85m with his second attempt. He went on to clear 6.00m and finally conquered 6.15m with his second effort of the day.
JERUSALEM, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv reached the playoff round of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday after beating Belarusian champions FC Dynamo Brest 1-0 at home.
Hertha took the initiative from the kick-off whereas Bremen focused on their defence.
"The result didn't meet my expectations, I was thinking about 20.50s or so," said Xie.
Flamengo remain second in the group with six points from three matches but with a negative goal difference.
Meanwhile the fixtures between Athletic Club and FC Barcelona, Sevilla and Elche, and Levante and Atletico Madrid have been postponed because of Barcelona, Sevilla, Atletico and Elche's late finishes to last season and they will now be played in December.
The new season is said to be Lucien Favre's last chance to turn things around after the side failed to overtake their high-spending Bavarian rivals in the past two years.
But the biggest surprise was the inclusion of 19-year-old Menino, who can play at right-back or in midfield. The Brazil under-20 player was only promoted to the Palmeiras first-team squad in January and has made just nine league appearances for the club.
Today, Bayern sports director Hasan Salihamidzic renewed Bayern's position by saying the players entourage's demand goes beyond the pale.
Bayern might face 55 games in 254 days if the Bavarians reach the finals in all competitions.
Puig, whose performances were one of the few positives in Barca's disappointing end to last season and who looked as if he was going to play a major role in the new season, was left in the stands for the club's traditional pre-season Joan Gamper friendly against Elche on Saturday night.