DECASTAR 2018 WINNERS
Kévin MAYER (FRA) – 9126 points
Copyright : Michel FISQUET
Carolin SCHÄFER (GER) – 6457 points
Copyright : Michel FISQUET
15 & 16 september 2018
Plaine des sports de Thouars
After the European Championship in Berlin, and all the national championships. The world’s best combined event athletes will come to Talence for the 42nd Decastar edition, last step for the IAAF World Challenge.
A major event will be added this year, the French team and the medalists newly European champions will participate in the decathlon and heptathlon, out of the main event of course, each one of them will compete in their specialty against the “stadium gods”.
The ADEM is honoured to receive for the first time in Talence, The French athletic team "in a Decastar way" ! The audience will be able to enjoy the presence of almost all the European medalist. Here is the startlist for the French team : For the heptathlon 100m...read more
Septembre 1992, Dan O’BRIEN broke the Decathlon world record in Talence, in the “Thouars Stadium” with 8891 points! Earlier in the year, for the US Olympic trials he failed his 3 attemps in the pole vault and missed his chances to qualify for the Barcelona Olympic...read more
The Decastar 42nd edition is over, but will stay in our memory forever ! This Sunday 16th of September around 6:25pm, the French decathlete Kévin MAYER, world champion, broke the world record with 9126 points. Twelve women and sixteen men started this Decastar, ready...read more
The Decastar is an international combined event meeting, which welcome each year at the Pierre Paul Bernard stadium in Talence, the world’s best athletes.
In more than 40 years, all of the world’s best known athletes wrote the most beautiful stories of the history of the meeting.
With some of the best performances, revenge of the Olympic games or world championships, some record were beaten. For several athletes the decastar became the place to be and according to some, remains their favorite event thanks to the great atmosphere from the audience.
The ADEM (organization for the development of combined events and the Talence meeting) is the organizer of the Talence Decastar meeting, composed mainly of volunteers. This organization has a very important role in transmitting sporting values in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region.
The ADEM, in addition to promote the decastar, has a second mission. It offers training support for young top athletes through its training center called “Collèges Athletes”. It participates to the development and the promotion of the combined event in the region.
The Talence Combined event center, in connection with the Aquitaine athletics clubs and the Victor Louis high school, allows young athletes to benefit from sports facilities and permanent supervision.
With this “college athletes”, the ADEM wants to support the combined event development on the Aquitaine territory by reinforcing its training policy.