Vitaliy Zhuk produced a strong second-day performance at the European Combined Events Team Championships on Sunday (7) to win the decathlon at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting with 8237 while Ukraine’s Daryna Sloboda maintained her overnight lead to win the heptathlon with 6165.
Local star Katerina Cachova produced a strong second day on Sunday (18) to successfully defend her title at the TNT Express meeting in Kladno, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, while pre-event favourite Larbi Bourrada of Algeria dominated the decathlon with a score of 8120.
A decathlon battle between South Africa’s Willem Coertzen and Algeria’s Larbi Bourrada is the expected highlight of TNT Express Meeting Kladno, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, on Saturday and Sunday (17-18).
Barbora Spotakova showed she is well on track to take her third successive Olympic javelin title later this summer when throwing a 66.87m to win the Czech Championships in Tabor on Sunday (19).
Czech champion Katerina Cachova and Norwegian Lars Vikan Rise produced personal bests on their way to winning the 10th edition of the TNT Express meeting in Kladno on Saturday (11), part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge.
A slight hamstring injury has forced three-time winner Eliska Klucinova to withdraw from the TNT Express meeting in Kladno, but there’s still a good chance of an athlete from the host nation taking victory at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting on 10-11 June.