Monthly Archives: February 2014

Van der Plaetsen breaks national heptathlon record

February 16, 2014 | 0 Comments


At the Dutch Championships for Combined Events in Apeldoorn, Belgian Thomas Van der Plaetsen put together a national indoor record for the heptathlon this weekend (15-16).  The reigning World University champion kicked off his two-day competition with a 7.24 clocking in the 60m and went on to jump a 7m78 long jump PB. He continued […]
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As Nolf impresses in the triathlon, Thiam jumps to attention with 1m94 PB clearance

February 9, 2014 | 0 Comments


Fan favourite Nafi Thiam opened her 2014 indoor season in fine fashion by winning the women’s high jump competition at the Record Bank Flanders Indoor in Ghent on Sunday February 9 setting a personal best of 1m94. The 19-year-old European Junior Champion in the heptathlon who also surprised with a 1m92 performance in the high […]
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Van der Plaetsen ready for international Combined Events Permit in Tallinn

February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments


Multi-eventer Van der Plaetsen is travelling this week to the Estonian town of Tallinn to compete against double world champion decathlon Trey Hardee. 23-year-old Van der Plaetsen will be looking to improve on his Belgian record (6020 points) and aims to qualify for the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland. Van der Plaetsen concluded a […]
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More records for Van der Plaetsen

February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments


At the meeting de Mondeville in France, Belgian multi-eventer Thomas Van der Plaetsen was rewarded with personal best marks in both the 60m hurdles and pole vault. Van der Plaetsen having last week jumped to 7m74 in the long jump, this week improved on his 60m hurdles PB with 0.04 (8.06) and had a promising […]
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