Multiple world and Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton and 2016 world indoor pentathlon champion Brianne Theisen-Eaton have been named as ambassadors for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.
USA’s two-time Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton and Canada’s world indoor pentathlon champion Brianne Theisen-Eaton announced their retirement from athletics on Wednesday (4).
The anticipated clash between the world’s top three heptathletes didn’t quite materialise at last year’s World Championships, but Rio offers another opportunity for Jessica Ennis-Hill, Brianne Theisen-Eaton and Katarina Johnson-Thompson to battle it out for medals.
Canadian duo Damian Warner and Brianne Theisen-Eaton repeated their victories from three years ago at the Hypo Meeting in Gotzis, winning with world-leading marks of 8523 and 6765 respectively at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting on Sunday (28).
Canadian combined events exponents Damian Warner and Brianne Theisen-Eaton are the overnight leaders after the first day of the Hypo Meeting in Gotzis, a IAAF World Combined Events Challenge meeting, on Saturday (28).
Last year’s winners, Germany’s Kai Kazmirek and Canada’s Brianne Theisen-Eaton, will return to the famous Mosle Stadium to defend their titles at the Hypo Meeting in Gotzis, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, on Saturday and Sunday (28-29).
Between them they have won the heptathlon at the past six editions of the Hypo Meeting, but this year’s competition on 28-29 May will be the first time that Jessica Ennis-Hill, Brianne Theisen-Eaton and Katarina Johnson-Thompson have faced each other at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge in Gotzis.
Day two at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016 saw the athletes take to the track for the first time, with the fans who packed the stands being treated to a night to remember. Here are the six pivotal storylines from an unforgettable evening.
Brianne Theisen-Eaton ran the race of her life in the 800m to win her first global title, smashing the North American pentathlon record with a winning score of 4881.
Canada’s Brianne Theisen-Eaton has declared herself “fit and ready” as she aims to win her first global title in the pentathlon tomorrow at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016.