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• Estonia finally take the European Combined Events Team Championships title

After finishing third in 2015, second at the last edition two years ago on home soil in Tallinn, Estonia finally stepped on the top of the podium at the European Combined Events Team Championships Super League on Sunday.

The Estonians triumphed despite losing their leading heptathlete Grit Sadeiko, who had personal and seasonal bests better than any other woman in the western Ukrainian city of Lutsk, at the end of the first day due to heel problems with her right foot.

However, their trio of scoring decathlete rose to the occasion on the second day to pick up the slack and the team finished the 17-event competition – which combined the scores of a team’s three top decathletes and heptathletes – with a total of 39959 points, 399 ahead of second-placed Belarus.

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