• Eaton-Theisen and Warner win Hypo Meeting
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
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Men's Decathlon top Marks | Full Men's Decathlon Results Here