Thomas Van der Plaetsen


Event: Decathlon – Heptathlon (indoor)
PB: 8332 points and 6259 points (NR)
Coach: Michael Van der Plaetsen
Country: Belgium
Sponsors: Asics, Vivaldis Interim, DnF Sportpraktijk, Versele-Laga, Sport Vlaanderen
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Major achievements

  • 2009 European Athletics Junior Champion with 7769 points (NR)
  • 2010 European Cup Combined Events – 3rd place
  • 2011 European Athletics Indoor Championships – 6th place
  • 2011 European Athletics U23 Championships – gold medalist with 8157 points (NR)
  • 2011 IAAF World Championships – 13th place
  • 2013 World University Games – gold medalist
  • 2013 IAAF World Championships – 15th place with 8255 points
  • 2014 European Athletics Championships – 10th place with 8105 points
  • 2015 World University Games – gold medalist
  • 2016 European Athletics Championships – gold medalist
  • 2016 Finalist Olympic Games

Goals for 2017

  • IAAF World Championships London 5 – 6 August

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