Cuba’s Yordanis Garcia claimed his third consecutive title and Yorgelis Rodriguez regained hers at the NACAC Capital Cup Combined Events Invitational, an IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting, held in Ottawa on June 19-20.
Grenada’s Kurt Felix leads from defending champion Yordanis Garcia in the decathlon at the NACAC Capital Cup Combined Events Invitational, while two-time winner Yorgelis Rodriguez shares the heptathlon lead with Nigeria’s Uhunoma Osazuwa at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Ottawa.
Cuba’s three-time world champion Yipsi Moreno ended a successful career on a high note by breaking her own Games record in the hammer to provide one of the main highlights of the first four days of the athletics at the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games in Xalapa, Mexico.
European heptathlon champion Antoinette Nana Djimou and European decathlon silver medallist Kevin Mayer will head to the Decastar meeting in Talence, France, with high hopes of securing the host nation’s first double win since 1977 at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting on 20-21 September.
Cuba’s Yordanis Garcia and Canada’s Natasha Jackson took the top honours at the 3rd Pan-American Combined Events Cup at Ottawa’s Terry Fox Stadium on Friday (18).
World bronze medallist Damian Warner and defending champion Yordani Garcia will clash this week at the Pan-American Combined Events Cup, while the women’s contest in Ottawa will crown a new champion.
Germany’s Kai Kazmirek and Canada’s defending Gotzis champion Brianne Theisen-Eaton led overnight at the famous Hypo Meeting, the third leg of this year’s IAAF Combined Events Challenge, on Saturday (31).
Cuba’s defending champion Yorgelis Rodriguez and Yordanis Garcia took the top honours of the 2nd Pan American Combined Events Cup, which drew athletes from 12 countries to Ottawa’s Terry Fox Athletic Facility over the weekend (1-2).