Report: decathlon discus – IAAF World Championships London 2017

Report: decathlon discus – IAAF World Championships London 2017

Athletics: Mayer survives pole-vault jitters to win decathlon

Kevin Mayer's overall lead might be down to just 24 points, but the Olympic silver medallist won't be worried as he heads into the three last decathlon disciplines. He threw a solid 47.14m in the discus, which was his best ever throw at a major

LONDON, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) — France's Kevin Mayer claimed the men's decathlon title at the World Athletics Championships here on Saturday. Mayer, 25, silver medalist at last year's Rio Olympics, collected 8,768 points for the gold medal. Germany's Rico. LONDON (Reuters) – Frenchman Kevin Mayer led at the halfway stage of the decathlon at the World Championships on Friday in the race to fill the void left by the retirement of Ashton Eaton. American Eaton dominated the sport in recent years, winning the … . France's Kevin Mayer competes in the men's decathlon pole vault athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium in London on Aug 12, 2017. (Photo: AFP/Andrej Isakovic). 13 Aug 2017 02:19AM

Tori Bowie became the first double gold medalist at the world championships, anchoring the U.S. team to the 4×100-meter relay title ahead of Britain and Jamaica. At the same time, Allyson Felix, running the second leg on the winning team, earned a …

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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Kevin Mayer becomes first man to win decathlon gold after Ashton Eaton

Germany's Johannes Vetter makes an attempt in the men's javelin final during the World Athletics Championships in London Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). The Associated Press. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Saturday, August 12

Trey Hardee ended his illustrious career in the decathlon today after unfortunately crashing in the 110m hurdles and fouling out in the discus at the 2017 IAAF World Championships. Although Hardee got off to a decent start, the two-time world champion …

Kevin Mayer still has one decathlon discipline to go but has already surpassed the 8000-point barrier. A 66.10m throw in the javelin has given him a tally of 8067, while his lead has increased to 173 points. That translates to about 25 seconds in 1500m …
The second day of the decathlon started with disaster for two of the medal contenders. The fourth and final heat of the decathlon 110m hurdles, featuring some of the quicker sprint hurdlers in the field, produced the fastest time of the day, thanks to …

Kevin Mayer wins world decathlon gold

LONDON (Reuters) – Frenchman Kevin Mayer led throughout the day to win the world decathlon title on Saturday and fill the void left by Ashton Eaton's retirement — although he nearly threw it all away on the pole vault. Source: Reuters. 1 HOUR AGO

Canada's Damian Warner listens to his coach during a break in the decathlon shot put event during during the World Athletics Championships on Aug. 11, 2017. Tim Ireland/Associated Press. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News'. With Andre De Grasse's absence from the IAAF World Championships, Damian Warner was considered one of Canada's few safe bets to reach the podium. As of Aug. 12, Canada remains off the board in the medal standings with Warner's event concluded.

France's Kevin Mayer celebrates after an attempt in the high jump of the Decathlon during the World Athletics Championships in London Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). The Associated Press. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Friday, August

The Latest: Vetter wins javelin title at worlds

The Latest: Vetter wins javelin title at worlds
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world championships (all times local):. ___. 10:05 p.m.. Usain Bolt failed to make it to the finishing line in his last race. The Jamaican great crumpled on the track with a left leg injury as he was chasing gold in …