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).
China had two reasons to rejoice on the second day of the Asian Championships in Pune, India, as they took both 100m titles on Thursday (4).
Ukraine’s Hanna Melnychenko moved to the top of this year’s season lists at the TNT Express Meeting in Kladno, the Czech leg of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, while Andrei Krauchanka of Belarus won his second Decathlon of the 2013 series.
Belarus’ Andrei Krauchanka held a 127 point lead over his main rival, Kazakhstan’s Dmitriy Karpov, with a score of 4307 points in the Decathlon after the end of the first day of TNT Express meeting in the Czech town of Kladno, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, on Saturday.
Both of last year winners are back in the Czech town of Kladno for the TNT Express Meeting, an IAAF Combined Events Challenge event, but Kazakhstan’s Dmitriy Karpov and home crowd favorite Eliska Klucinova will not have easy tasks to retain their titles this weekend (8-9).