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Day 1 Décastar 2023 Standings: Makenson Gletty, Sophie Weißenberg lead

Makenson Gletty and Sophie Weißenberg lead the Décastar 2023 World Athletics Combined Events Tour Gold event, while Taliyah Brooks is just one points behind.

Christopher George, reporting

Taliyah Brooks and Annie Kunz at Décastar 2023
Taliyah Brooks and Annie Kunz at Décastar 2023. Photo by Michel Fisquet - TeamPhoto

Makenson Gletty and Sophie Weißenberg are the overnight leaders at the Décastar 2023 World Athletics Combined Events Tour Gold event at the Stade Pierre Paul Bernard in Talence, on Saturday’s first day.

At the end of the first of two days of competition, Germany’s Sophie Weißenberg leads the women’s Heptathlon after four events with 3757 points, just ahead of USA’s Taliyah Brooks, who is second on 3756pts, while Dutch defending champion Emma Oosterwegel is third with 3688pts.

Watch Replay of Day 1: Décastar 2023 World Athletics Combined Events Tour Gold

USA’s Annie Kunz, the Olympic sixth-place finisher, is sitting sixth after day one in Talence with 3653pts, while fellow American Michelle Atherley is 15th with 3381pts.

Read more: How to watch the 2023 Decastar Talence meeting?

After five completed events, Makenson Gletty of France holds the lead in the men’s Decathlon at the end of day one at the Décastar 2023 with 4344 points, with Manuel Eitel of Germany ending the day second with 4268pts and Swiss Finley Gaio third with 4209pts.

Defending champion Lindon Victor of Grenada sits 212 points off the leader in fourth place with 4132 points. USA’s Devon Williams is 8th with 4020 points.

Décastar 2023 Day 1 Standings

Women’s Heptathlon Standings

1Sophie WeißenbergGER3757
2Taliyah BrooksUSA3756
3Emma OosterwegelNED3688
4Annik KälinSUI3654
5Marijke EsselinkNED3654
6Annie KunzUSA3653
7Yuliya LobanUKR3572
8Verena MayrAUT3560
9Isabel PoschAUT3549
10Sandrina SprengelGER3524
11Célia PerronFRA3494
12Xénia KrizsanHUN3482
13Auriana Lazraq-KhlassFRA3440
14Léonie CamboursFRA3418
15Michelle AtherleyUSA3381
16Georgia EllenwoodCAN3323
17Claudia ConteESP3264
18Ellen BarberGBR3223

Men’s Decathlon Standings

1Makenson GlettyFRA4344
2Manuel EitelGER4268
3Finley GaioSUI4209
4Lindon VictorGRN4132
5Jente HauttekeeteBEL4120
6Risto LillemetsEST4060
7Baptiste ThieryFRA4053
8Devon WilliamsUSA4020
9Pawel WiesiolekPOL3959
10Kristian RosenbergEST3923
11Vilém StráskýCZE3902
12Ondrey KopeckyCZE3886
13Thomas Van Der PlaetsenBEL3877
14Niels PittomvilsBEL3866
15Basile RolninFRA3034

About The Author

Christopher George, reporting

Chris is a retired coach with many years of experience following track and field. Enjoys traveling with his wife, two children and grand kids.

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