octathlon


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octathlon

Indoor contest for men, consisting of eight events.
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Thomas, the current British Under 15 Combined Events Octathlon champion, is hoping to gather a good tally of points over the 10 events with a view to making the Junior European Championships over the next few years.
The gang, it turns out, aren't really criminals, but daring "poly-athletes" attempting an extreme-sports octathlon that'll lead to a kind of transcendence ("So this is not about money?
Sam is now looking forward to finishing his competitive year at the North East Pentathlon Championships at Jarrow and the English Schools Octathlon Championships in Boston.
Earlier in the championships, Muataz Iskander won Oman's only gold when took top honours in the octathlon, which included 100m, long jump, 110m hurdles, high jump, 400m , shot put, javelin throw, and 1,000m competitions.
During the course of a stay, guests can participate in a therapeutic clay modelling session or get a chance to interpret an elusive rainforest with our "rainforest insider", learn survival skills, have a go at winning the Vivanta Octathlon certificate apart from other adventurous activities like slush sport, off road biking, ravine crossing, zip line, camping and astronomy.
In the intermediate boys' octathlon, last year's English Schools' hugh jump champion Anthony Hogg celebrated silver-medal position despite posting six new pbs from the eight disciplines.
Durham's Anthony Hogg finished second in the intermediate octathlon.
In the U20 heptathlon, Guest, who is a real Welsh medal prospect for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, was up against a strong French team led by 2009 world youth octathlon champion Kevin Meyer.
Tom scored a AAA grade four points total of 4,008 in the under-17 men's octathlon, which consisted of a new best time of 14.
Dunford still heads the national all-time rankings in the under-17 octathlon.
75), finished fourth in the intermediate boys' octathlon where Warwickshire were third team.