Steven Fauvel Clinch ended the decathlon the way he started it: in the lead.
The anticipated two-way battle between Germany’s Maximilian Kluth and France’s Steven Fauvel Clinch fizzled out after one decathlon discipline at the IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017.
Two years ago in Cali, Germany’s Niklas Kaul came out on top in the decathlon after a two-day battle with Ludovic Besson of France.
USA’s Candace Hill lived up to her star billing on the second day of the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 and the 16-year-old Georgia high school student flew to victory in the girls’ 100m in a championship best of 11.08 on Thursday night (16).
With a mighty boom of his javelin arm Niklas Kaul clinched a back-from-the dead victory with a world youth best with the current implement standards on a dramatic second day of action at the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015, which had as many twists and turns as a Stephen King thriller on Thursday (16).
With just three events remaining, Ludovic Besson held his lead in the decathlon during the morning action on day two at the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 on Thursday (16).
An impressive championship record of 10.28 in the boys’ 100m by Japan’s Abdul Hakim Sani Brown capped an entertaining opening day of the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 on Wednesday (15).
Day two of the inaugural boys’ decathlon at the IAAF World Youth Championships looks set for a thrilling climax tomorrow as French combined eventer Ludovic Besson holds a narrow 29-point overnight lead from USA's George Patrick, the pair having tallies of 4106 and 4077 points respectively.
The outrageously gifted German Niklas Kaul will start favourite to claim the inaugural boys' decathlon title at the IAAF World Youth Championships.