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Report24 Jul 2020

Dadic impresses in one-hour heptathlon, Ortega smashes South American discus record

Austrian combined events star Ivana Dadic tallied 6325 points in a one-hour heptathlon in Amstetten, Austria, on Thursday (24).

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Feature12 Jun 2020

Chefer - Brazil's first girl on the first day

On the first day of the athletics programme at the 2016 Olympic Games, the first event was the heptathlon. The first discipline was, of course, the 100m hurdles. And the first lane on the track in the Estádio Olimpico in Rio de Janeiro was occupied by a Brazilian.

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Feature06 May 2020

Age-group star Vicente looks beyond the heptathlon for future glory

María Vicente loves athletics so much that even the combined events isn’t enough for her.

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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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Report02 Oct 2019

Report: women's heptathlon - IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

Propelled by two huge personal best performances, Katarina Johnson-Thompson holds a handy 96-point advantage over her Belgian rival Nafi Thiam after executing the fourth-best first-day heptathlon total in history.

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Previews20 Sep 2019

Preview: women's heptathlon - IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

Nafissatou Thiam will start a resounding favourite at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 to join combined events legends Carolina Kluft and Jessica Ennis-Hill as a back-to-back world heptathlon champion.

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Press Release08 Aug 2019

Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton named ambassadors for IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

Multiple world and Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton and 2016 world indoor pentathlon champion Brianne Theisen-Eaton have been named as ambassadors for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

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Report21 Jul 2019

Kokhan’s hammer feats provide the highlight of European U20 Championships

It has taken Myhaylo Kokhan very little time to get to grips with the U20 6kg hammer.

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Report07 Jul 2019

Zhuk and Sloboda win in Lutsk, Sykora leads Czech domination in Ribeira Brava

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.

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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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