Thomas VAN DER PLAETSEN

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Athlete personal details which are given in the second column

Born24 December 1990Age
GenderMale
Height188 cm Weight82 kg
Club / TeamDEIN

Biography

DEFENDING EUROPEAN CHAMPION // pbs in Decathlon events:.

100: 11.04; LJ: 7.80; SP: 14.32i/14.12; HJ: 2.17; 400: 48.64; 110H: 14.39; DT: 48.81; PV: 5.41; JT: 65.31; 1500: 4:32.52.

1 EJC 2009; 6 EIC 2011; 1 under-23 ECH 2011; =13 WCH 2011 (2013-15, 2017-dnf); 1 WSG 2013/2015; 3 WIC 2014; 1 ECH 2016 (2014-10); 8 OLY 2016. 1 Belgian 2010 & PV 2011/2013. In 2015 made a successful return to the highest level after surgery and chemotherapy following a diagnosis of testicular cancer in October 2014 (which was first noticed as a result of a doping control). Coach/brother-Michael van der Plaetsen. 1.86/82kg.

In 2018: 13 Götzis; 5 Belgian PV; 6 Ninove HJ .

DateDiscipline
World Indoor Bronze Medallist 2014Heptathlon
European Champion 2016Decathlon
8th at Olympic Games 2016Decathlon
European U23 Champion 2011Decathlon
European Junior Champion 2009Decathlon Junior
World University Games Champion 2015Decathlon
World University Games Champion 2013Decathlon
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
60mH7.13i07 Mar 2014SopotOutdoor
100mD11.0431 May 2014GötzisOutdoor
200mM22.3413 Jul 2010Naimette-XhovémontOutdoor
400mD48.6414 Jul 2011OstravaOutdoor
1000mH2:40.50i08 Mar 2014SopotOutdoor
1500mD4:32.5229 May 2011GötzisOutdoor
60m Hurdles58.06i01 Feb 2014MondevilleOutdoor
100m Hurdles (99cm)D14.2724 Jul 2009Novi SadOutdoor
110m Hurdles214.3921 May 2016OordegemOutdoor
High JumpD2.1727 Aug 2011DaeguOutdoor
Pole Vault35.4128 May 2016OordegemOutdoor
Long JumpD7.8008 Jul 2013KazanOutdoor
Shot Put (6kg)D14.3223 Jul 2009Novi SadOutdoor
Shot PutH14.32i07 Mar 2014SopotOutdoor
Discus Throw (1.75kg)D37.7624 May 2009FilderstadtOutdoor
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
100mD11.1426 May 2018GötzisOutdoor
400mD50.2626 May 2018GötzisOutdoor
1500mD5:14.9327 May 2018GötzisOutdoor
110m HurdlesD14.7827 May 2018GötzisOutdoor
High JumpD2.0626 May 2018GötzisOutdoor
Pole Vault35.20i17 Feb 2018GentOutdoor
Long JumpD7.6726 May 2018GötzisOutdoor
Shot PutD14.0026 May 2018GötzisOutdoor
Discus Throw48.8129 Jun 2018DeinzeOutdoor
Javelin ThrowD59.4127 May 2018GötzisOutdoor
Decathlon13800727 May 2018GötzisOutdoor
Pole Vault35.2017 Feb 2018GentIndoor