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Press Release21 Oct 2021

Nominees announced for Male World Athlete of the Year 2021

World Athletics is pleased to confirm a list of 10 nominees for Male World Athlete of the Year.

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Feature02 Oct 2021

High school teachers and a disused ice hockey arena – Warner’s unorthodox path to Olympic gold

Roughly one year before the Tokyo Games, Damian Warner feared his Olympic dream was over.

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Report05 Aug 2021

Warner fulfils lifetime goal by winning Olympic decathlon title with 9018 Games record

Damian Warner, one of the world’s best decathletes for the best part of a decade, fulfilled two of his lifelong goals in one go in Tokyo, winning decathlon gold with an Olympic record of 9018.

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News03 Jul 2021

Canada names 57-strong team for Tokyo

World medallists Andre De Grasse and Damian Warner are among the 57 athletes selected for Canada’s team for the Tokyo Olympic Games.

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Report30 May 2021

Warner makes history in Götzis with sixth victory and 8995 score

Damian Warner had gone into the Hypo Meeting aiming to become the event’s first six-time winner but he ended up making history in other ways at the World Athletics Challenge – Combined Events meeting in Götzis on Sunday (30).

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Previews27 May 2021

Warner targets win No.6 in Götzis

Canada’s multiple global medallist Damian Warner will aim to become the Hypo Meeting’s first six-time winner when he competes at the World Athletics Challenge – Combined Events meeting in Götzis, Austria, on 29-30 May.

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News06 May 2021

Warner, Kaul and Schäfer confirmed for Götzis

Damian Warner will look to make history at the Hypo Meeting in Götzis by becoming the first six-time winner at the World Athletics Challenge – Combined Events meeting on 29-30 May.

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Feature15 Jul 2020

Canadian Olympians taking Covid-19 restrictions in stride

As the world combats the effects of Covid-19 what passed for normal has been scrapped, putting undue pressure on Canadian Olympians preparing for an uncertain future. They have met with mixed fortunes.

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Press Release17 Oct 2019

Warner and Preiner win 2019 IAAF Combined Events Challenge

Damian Warner of Canada and Austrian Verena Preiner, the bronze medallists at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 in the decathlon and heptathlon, respectively, topped the end-of-season standings in the 2019 IAAF Combined Events Challenge.

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Report08 Aug 2019

Romani breaks Pan-American Games shot put record with 22.07m

Brazil’s Darlan Romani produced the highlight of the second day of track and field at the Pan-American Games in Lima on Wednesday (7) by winning the shot put with a Games record of 22.07m.

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Report26 May 2019

Johnson-Thompson climbs world all-time list while Warner sets the standard for 2019 in Götzis

Overnight leaders Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Damian Warner held on to their pole positions at the 45th Hypomeeting in Götzis on Sunday (26), winning at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting with world-leading scores of 6813 and 8711 respectively.

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Report25 May 2019

Johnson-Thompson and Warner reinforce dominance with overnight leads in Götzis

Rain was predicted for the 45th Hypo Meeting in Götzis, and the weather held until the early afternoon. But there was lightning on the track at the Mösle Stadium as Canadian Damian Warner ran the fastest 100m ever seen in a decathlon, and as the weather worsened, Katarina Johnson-Thompson’s talent shone through the clouds.

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