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Series12 Dec 2018

High and low – Yorgelis Rodriguez

Yorgelis Rodriguez is Cuba’s leading heptathlete, but despite being just 23 years old, the all-rounder has still had some ups and downs in her career.

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Report17 Sep 2016

LePage and Rodriguez the overnight leaders in Talence

Canadian Pierce LePage and Cuba’s Yorgelis Rodriguez lead after day one of the Decastar combined-event meeting in Talence, the final competition of the 2016 IAAF Combined Events Challenge.

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Previews15 Sep 2016

Focus on French stars Mayer and Nana Djimou in Talence

The combined events season will draw to a close on Saturday and Sunday (17-18) with the 40th edition of the Decastar meeting in the French city of Talence.

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Report26 Jul 2015

Rodriguez sets heptathlon record at Pan American Games

Yorgelis Rodriguez brought the Pan American heptathlon title back to Cuba in commanding fashion by breaking the 16-year-old Games record, set by her compatriot Magalys Garcia, with a personal best total of 6332 in Toronto on Saturday (25).

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Report25 Jul 2015

Oliver wins re-run 110m hurdles final in Pan American Games record

World champion David Oliver led a stellar performance by US athletes on Friday at the Pan American Games at York University, winning the 110m hurdles in Games record 0f 13.07 on Friday (24).

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Report21 Jun 2015

Garcia successfully defends and Rodriguez regains title at NACAC Capital Cup

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.

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Report20 Jun 2015

Felix and Rodriguez lead close contests on first day of NACAC Capital Cup

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.

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Report24 Jul 2014

Report: women's heptathlon 800m – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

Morgan Lake added her own page to the book of British success in the heptathlon when she secured the world junior title with 6148 points, the highest ever score by a youth athlete in a heptathlon with senior implements as the prodigious Briton is still only 17.

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Report23 Jul 2014

Report: women's heptathlon javelin – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

The heptathlon javelin was highlighted by Turkmenistan’s Irina Velihanova and her 44.72m throw in the third round, the longest throw in the two pools and a national junior record, but the significant results began with the second place.

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Report23 Jul 2014

Report: women's heptathlon long jump – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

Cuba’s Yorgelis Rodriguez, the defending world junior heptathlon champion, did what she needed to do in the long jump, reaching 6.19m in the second round.

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Report23 Jul 2014

Report: women's heptathlon 200m – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

Great Britain’s Morgan Lake continues to lead the heptathlon at the end of the first day, closing out the opening four events with a total of 3821 points.

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Press Release24 Jun 2014

IAAF World Junior Championships – just one month to go

The gun goes on the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships at the historic Hayward Field in Eugene, USA, in exactly one month’s time and some of the top teenage athletics talents in the world have already been showing their form this summer.

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