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.
Czech heptathlete Eliska Klucinova and Algerian decathlete Larbi Bourrada hold the overnight lead at the TNT Express Meeting Kladno after the pair respectively tallied 3828 and 4158 at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting on Saturday (17).
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).
Having led from the outset and after posting the top marks in eight of the 10 events, Algeria’s Larbi Bourrada was a comfortable winner of the men’s decathlon at the African Championships in Marrakech.
Almost all of the winners on the second day of action at the African Championships in Marrakech on Tuesday (11) either broke some form of record or added another gold medal to a previous victory from a past edition of these championships.