• Eaton-Theisen and Warner win Hypo Meeting

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Canadian multi event stars Brianne Theisen-Eaton and Damian Warner were crowned champions at the prestigious  Hypo Meeting (IAAF World Challenge) in Gotzis, Austria on Sunday, May 28.

In the women's heptathlon the 2-time world silver medalist Eaton-Thiesen scored 6765 points to secure her win over world championships bronze medalist Laura Ikauniece-Admidiņa of Latvia. 

Eaton-Thiesen produced a world leading performance, while Latvian Ikauniece-Admidiņa set a new national record of 6622 points.

The 2008 world junior champion Germany's Carolin Schäfer finished the two day competition in third place with 6557 points. 

Damian Warner  won the men's decathlon in a new world leading mark of 8523 points. On Saturday Warner opened the competition setting a new world's best in 100m in  decathlon of 10.15 seconds. The 26-year-old Canadian kept his solid performance through the rest of the competition to secure his first victory in Gotzis.  Frenchman Kevin Mayer who scored 8446 points took second place. Last year Warner finished in 14th place at Hypo Meeting, however he later came back to win Pan American Games and Silver medal at world championships.  

The podium in men's decathlon concluded last year's Hypo Meeting winner  Kai Kazmirek of Germany with 8318 points. 

Women's Heptathlon Top Marks | Full Women's Heptathlon Results Here

POS ATHLETE COUNTRY POINTS
1 Brianne THEISEN EATON CAN 6765
2 Laura IKAUNIECE-ADMIDINA LAT 6622
3 Carolin SCHÄFER GER 6557
4 Nafissatou THIAM BEL 6491
5 Barbara NWABA USA 6360
6 Katarina JOHNSON-THOMPSON GBR 6304
7 Claudia RATH GER 6290
8 Anouk VETTER NED 6282
9 Yorgelis RODRÍGUEZ CUB 6280
10 Ivona DADIC AUT 6196

Men's Decathlon top Marks | Full Men's Decathlon Results Here

POS ATHLETE COUNTRY POINTS
1 Damian WARNER CAN 8523
2 Kevin MAYER FRA 8446
3 Kai KAZMIREK GER 8318
4 Jeremy TAIWO USA 8203
5 Dominik  DISTELBERGER AUT 8175
6 Jirí SÝKORA CZE 8121
7 Garrett SCANTLING USA 8107
8 Pieter BRAUN NED 8058
9 Ashley BRYANT GBR 8056
10 Niels PITTOMVILS BEL 8051
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