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Series20 Jul 2021

Verena Mayr: why I do combined events

Combined events has given me so much throughout my career

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Feature27 Feb 2020

With first global medal behind her, Preiner turns her attention to Tokyo

If being a high performance athlete is all about self-improvement then world heptathlon bronze medallist Verena Preiner unequivocally ticks every box.

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News25 Nov 2019

2019 review: combined events

With most of the major athletics competitions and series of 2019 having reached their conclusion, we look back at the key moments of the year in each area of the sport.

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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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Report30 Jun 2019

Olympic standard for Kazmirek and Austrian record for Preiner in Ratingen

Kai Kazmirek charged into day two of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Ratingen the same way he left day one: at full speed, towards a second World Championships standard and onwards to an Olympic standard. And in the heptathlon, Verena Preiner led from start to finish to claim Ivona Dadic’s Austrian record.

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Report29 Jun 2019

Kazmirek and Preiner the overnight leaders in Ratingen

In the sunshine of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge in Ratingen, German’s Kai Kazmirek was in superb form, less than 100 points behind his score from Rio at the end of day one and entertaining his home crowd with a lifetime best long jump, and a new meeting record in the 400m. He was pushed all the way by France’s Basile Rolnin, who set personal bests in four of his events. As did Verena Preiner, who at the end of the first day leads her compatriot Ivona Dadic in the heptathlon.  

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Report09 Jun 2019

Preiner and Roe confirm supremacy in Arona

Despite starting day two in second place, Austria’s Verena Preiner and Norway’s Martin Roe ultimately emerged victorious at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Arona on Sunday (9).

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Report28 Aug 2017

Baji and Juska the standouts as World University Games conclude in Taipei City

High hurdler Balasz Baji of Hungary and Czech long jumper Radek Juska produced the top performances over the final two days (27-28) of competition at the World University Games in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei.

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