Double European sprint champion Dafne Schippers, whose participation at the 2015 Hypo-Meeting had already been announced, is one of eight leading Dutch athletes who will be at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Gotzis on 30-31 May.
It may not be the last fixture of the 2014 IAAF Combined Events Challenge, but the Decastar meeting in Talence on 20-21 September will be the last opportunity to score points for those in contention of finishing in the top three in the series.
European heptathlon champion Antoinette Nana Djimou and European decathlon silver medallist Kevin Mayer will head to the Decastar meeting in Talence, France, with high hopes of securing the host nation’s first double win since 1977 at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting on 20-21 September.
Russia may have won the overall title at the European Cup Combined Events Super League in the Polish city of Torun, but the individual victories in the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting went to Dutch pair Nadine Broersen and Eelco Sintnicolaas on Saturday and Sunday (6-7).
Two-time world champion Trey Hardee and world indoor champion Nadine Broersen have been added to the line-up for this year’s Hypo-Meeting, the 40th edition of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Gotzis, which this year will be held between 31 May and 1 June.
Eelco Sintnicolaas and Morgan Lake were the winners at the 27th edition of Multistars, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, at the Stadio Luigi Ridolfi in Florence. Sintnicolaas, the European indoor champion, won the decathlon with 8161, while 16-year-old Lake smashed the British youth best with an impressive score of 5896.
Pre-event favourites Eelco Sintnicolas and Jessica Zelinka are the overnight leaders in rainy and chilly Florence at the 27th edition of the Multistars, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge.
The Multistars Trofeo Zerneri Acciai, the second leg of the 2014 IAAF Combined Events Challenge, will be held for the second consecutive year at the Stadio Luigi Ridolfi in Florence on 2-3 May 2014.
Damian Warner and Hanna Melnychecnko emerged as the winners of the 37th Decastar meeting in the French town of Talence, and for the latter there was double joy as she also took first place in the 2013 IAAF Combined Events Challenge on Sunday (15).