|Full name||Axel Chapelle|
24 April 1995 |
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||72 kg (159 lb)|
|Achievements and titles|
5.55 m (Eugene, 2014) WJL
5.45 m (Orléans, 2014)
At the 2014 World Junior Championships in Athletics in Eugene, Oregon, Chapelle won his first major gold medal, vaulting to a world junior leading height of 5.55 m. He broke into tears as he listened to La Marseillaise, the national anthem of France, after he received his gold medal on top of the podium at Hayward Field. He became only the second pole vaulter to win a junior world title for France since Jean Galfione in 1990.
- "Axel Chapelle – FFA Profile" (in French). Retrieved 27 July 2014.
- Javier Clavelo Robinson (27 July 2014). "Pole vault prodigy Chapelle finally usurps his brother". IAAF. Retrieved 27 July 2014.
- Parker Morse (27 July 2014). "Report: Men's pole vault – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014". IAAF. Retrieved 27 July 2014.
Thiago Braz da Silva
|World Junior Champion – Men's pole vault
26 July 2014–present
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