On May 10, 2019, the President of the International Athletics Federation (World Athletics) Sebastian COE honored the Décastar with a heritage plaque. This plaque corresponds to the highest distinction for an international athletics meeting. It is a recognition that...read more
The ADEM Board of Directors and the Décastar Organizing Committee are happy to send you their best wishes for the New Year. May it bring you and your loved ones health, happiness and successful projects! 2020 will be an Olympic year which will bring an athletics...read more
This Décastar 2019, which took place on June 22 and 23 due to Doha World Championships, once again brought together exceptional athletes and an enthusiastic audience at the Pierre Paul Bernard stadium in Talence! Belgian Nafissatou Thiam won the heptathlon, achieving...read more
The Decastar is an international combined event meeting, welcoming some of the world’s best athletes each year at the Pierre Paul Bernard stadium in Talence,.
Over more than 40 years, world’s best-known athletes wrote the most beautiful stories in the history of the Decastar meeting.
With some of the world best performances, world records were beaten. For most athletes, the decastar became the place to be and according to some, remains their favorite event thanks to the great atmosphere created by the public.
The ADEM (organization for the development of combined events) composed mainly of volunteers is the organizer of the Decastar meeting. Their main role is transmitting the sport values in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region.
The ADEM, in addition to held up high 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.