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Report05 Mar 2021

Thiam regains European indoor pentathlon title with world-leading 4904

Olympic heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam highlighted the first day of finals at the European Indoor Championships in Torun on Friday (5) as the Belgian won the pentathlon with a world-leading national record of 4904.

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News23 Jun 2020

One-hour world records targeted in Brussels

The men’s and women’s one-hour world records will be challenged at the AG Memorial Van Damme on 4 September when Brussels hosts an adapted version of its Wanda Diamond League meeting.

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Report01 Mar 2020

Indoor round-up: Thiam breaks Belgian indoor long jump record, Stark clocks world U20 indoor 60m hurdles record

Olympic heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam stole the show at the French Indoor Championships in Lievin on Sunday (1), winning the women’s long jump with 6.79m.

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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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News31 Jul 2019

Thiam takes on Johnson-Thompson in Birmingham – IAAF Diamond League

World, Olympic and European heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam will take on world indoor pentathlon champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson at the Müller Grand Prix Birmingham on Sunday 18 August, the next stop on the IAAF Diamond League circuit.

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Report23 Jun 2019

Thiam battles injury to score world lead while LePage breaks through in Talence

Belgium’s Nafissatou Thiam and Canada’s Pierce LePage took the top prizes at the Decastar meeting in Talence on Sunday (23), but the fourth leg of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge was a weekend of ups and downs for Thiam and fellow world champion Kevin Mayer.

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Report22 Jun 2019

Thiam and Lepage the overnight leaders in Talence as Mayer saves himself

Nafissatou Thiam produced a strong opening day in the heptathlon at the Decastar in Talence, France, as Kevin Mayer, who returned to the scene of his decathlon world record, stopped the fourth leg of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting after the third event.

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Previews20 Jun 2019

Focus on Mayer and Thiam in Talence

Nine months after his spectacular 9126-point tally, Kevin Mayer will return to the scene of his decathlon world record when he competes at the Decastar, an IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting, in Talence this weekend. Fellow world champion Nifassatou Thiam will start as favourite in the heptathlon in her Decastar debut.

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News01 Apr 2019

Mayer and Thiam set for Talence

Kevin Mayer will return to the scene of his decathlon world record when he competes at the Decastar meeting in Talence on 22-23 June, while fellow world champion Nifassatou Thiam will make her debut at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting.

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Press Release19 Nov 2018

Finalists announced for Female World Athlete of the Year 2018

With just 15 days to go until the IAAF Athletics Awards 2018, the IAAF is delighted to reveal the names of the five finalists for the 2018 IAAF Female Athlete of the Year award.

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News08 Nov 2018

World Athlete of the Year 2018 nominees – throws and combined events

With just five days to go before voting for the 2018 World Athletes of the Year concludes, here’s a closer look at this year's men’s and women’s nominees in the throwing and combined events.

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Report27 May 2018

World leads for Thiam and Warner in Gotzis

Nafissatou Thiam claimed her second title in the heptathlon and Damian Warner his fourth in the decathlon at the Hypo Meeting IAAF Combined Events Challenge fixture in Gotzis, Austria, on Sunday (27).

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