Oleksiy Kasyanov and Nadine Broersen face a difficult task in their attempt to retain their titles at the 41st edition of the Decastar, the last fixture of this year’s IAAF Combined Events Challenge, on Saturday and Sunday (16-27) in Talence, in the outskirts of Bordeaux.
Eight years after his debut appearance at the European Combined Events Team Championships, two-time world indoor silver medallist Oleksiy Kasyanov of Ukraine is on course for his first victory in the super league division of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting after a solid opening day in Tallinn on Saturday (1).
Organisers of the Hypo-Meeting have added several global and continental medallists to the fields for the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Götzis on 27-28 May.
Both the decathlon and heptathlon competitions at the Talence Decastar were decided in the final events in a thrilling end to the 2016 IAAF Combined Events Challenge season on Sunday (18). Oleksiy Kasyanov of Ukraine and Nadine Broersen of the Netherlands emerged as the winners in contests that were both settled by less than ten points.
Turkey’s Yasemin Can won the first gold medal of the European Championships after a dominant display in the women’s 10,000m on Wednesday evening (6).
Britain’s Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Ukraine’s Oleksiy Kasyanov lead after a compelling first day at the 39th Decastar meeting in Talence, the first half of the final act of the 2015 IAAF Combined Events Challenge on Saturday (19).
World champion Hanna Kasyanova and her husband Oleksiy Kasyanov are the overnight leaders at TNT Express meeting in Kladno, part of the 2015 IAAF Combined Events Challenge.
The duel between world heptathlon champion Hanna Kasyanova (nee Melnychenko) and local star Eliska Klucinova could highlight the TNT Express meeting in Kladno, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, on Friday and Saturday (12-13).
Germany’s Carolin Schafer and Ukraine’s Oleksiy Kasyanov are the overnight leaders in Talence at the Decastar meeting, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, after a string of solid performances on Saturday (20).
Last year´s winners Andrei Krauchanka and Hanna Melnychenko are missing in the start lists due to injuries, but former winners Dmitry Karpov and Oleksiy Kasyanov will duel in a bid to repeat their previous successes at the 8th edition of TNT Express meeting, part of the 2014 IAAF Combined Events Challenge, in the Czech town of Kladno this weekend (14-15).