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Previews23 May 2019

Johnson-Thompson and Schäfer resume duel while Warner seeks fifth title in Götzis

World indoor and European indoor champion Katarina Johnson Thompson and world silver medallist Carolin Schäfer are the star names of the heptathlon at the 45th Hypomeeting as the IAAF Combined Events Challenge makes its short journey from Lana, Italy on to the hallowed ground of Götzis, Austria for the competition on 25-26 May.

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News16 May 2019

Schäfer, Kazmirek and Freimuth among latest Götzis additions

World silver medallist Carolin Schäfer and 2015 Hypomeeting winner Kai Kazmirek will return to the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Götzis on 25-26 May.

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Press Release17 Sep 2018

Schäfer and Abele win 2018 IAAF Combined Events Challenge

For the third year in a row, a German duo has topped the end-of-year standings in the IAAF Combined Events Challenge.

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Report17 Jun 2018

Abele and Schäfer take convincing wins in Ratingen

Arthur Abele and Carolin Schäfer notched convincing victories to score a Germany sweep at the Stadtwerke Ratingen Mehrkampf-Meeting, an IAAF Combined Events Challenge Meeting, on Sunday (17) in Ratingen, Germany.

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Previews14 Jun 2018

Schäfer seeks redemption in Ratingen

Three weeks after her heptathlon came to an abrupt end in Götzis, world silver medallist Carolin Schäfer will be back in action at the Stadtwerke Ratingen Combined Events Meeting this weekend (16-17), hoping for better luck at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge fixture.

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Feature07 Aug 2017

Silver tastes sweet for Schafer after years of hurt

Two years ago she was at her lowest ebb. Carolin Schafer sat hunched by the side of the track at the Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing. The German had just fouled all three attempts in the long jump during the heptathlon at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015, effectively ending any meaningful involvement in the competition.

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Report25 Jun 2017

Freimuth and Schäfer take top honours in Ratingen

World bronze medallist Rico Freimuth showed he is back to his best at the Stadtwerke Ratingen Mehrkampf Meeting on Sunday (25), winning the decathlon at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting with a world-leading PB of 8663.

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Report24 Jun 2017

Freimuth and Schafer the overnight leaders in Ratingen 

Rico Freimuth and Carolin Schafer of Germany are the overnight leaders at the Stadtwerke Ratingen Mehrkampf-Meeting, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, which commenced on Saturday (24).

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Previews22 Jun 2017

Spotlight on Abele and Schafer in Ratingen

Germany’s formidable combined events corps will be on full display at the Stadtwerke Ratingen Mehrkampf-Meeting, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, on Saturday and Sunday (24-25).

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News21 Dec 2016

2016 end-of-year reviews – combined events

In part three of our 2016 year-end review series, statisticians A. Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best combined events performances of the year.

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Previews23 Jun 2016

Ennis-Hill set for Rio warm-up in Ratingen

With Olympic selection deadlines fast approaching, the Stadtwerke Ratingen Mehrkampf-Meeting, an IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting, on 25-26 June is set to be the last chance for some of the biggest names in combined events to book their tickets to the Rio Olympic Games.

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Previews26 May 2016

Kazmirek and Theisen-Eaton out to defend their titles in Gotzis

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).

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