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Press Release26 Aug 2020

World U20 record ratified: Kaul’s 8435 decathlon

Niklas Kaul’s world U20 decathlon record of 8435 has been ratified, following validation of the post-event surveys that had to be undertaken at Grosseto’s Carlo Zecchini Stadium.

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Report07 Jun 2020

Mayer triumphs in Ultimate Garden Clash - Combined Events Edition

Kevin Mayer produced a dominant victory in the Ultimate Garden Clash - Combined Events edition on Sunday (7), a unique triathlon competition that brought together three of the world's best decathletes competing in three countries on two continents.

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Press Release04 Jun 2020

World’s top three decathletes to square off in Ultimate Garden Clash - Combined Events Edition

The Ultimate Garden Clash series continues on Sunday 7 June with a trans-continental meeting of combined events titans. 

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News25 Nov 2019

2019 review: combined events

With most of the major athletics competitions and series of 2019 having reached their conclusion, we look back at the key moments of the year in each area of the sport.

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Feature01 Aug 2019

Kaul’s journey: ‘Once you’re doing decathlon, you don’t want to do anything else’

This time last year Niklas Kaul received an unexpected phone call. It was a call that, a week later, resulted in him competing in his first major international championship decathlon at the senior level. World bronze medallist Kai Kazmirek was injured and no longer able to go to the European Championships. And so Kaul was drafted into the German team alongside the eventual champion Arthur Abele. He finished fourth with a PB of 8220.

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Report14 Jul 2019

Kaul wins European U23 decathlon title with championship record

Niklas Kaul has got an impressive list of accolades to his name for a combined events exponent of just 21 years of age, but the German decathlete made a further step forward when he won the European U23 crown in a championship best of 8572 in Gavle on Sunday (14).

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Report24 Jul 2017

World U20 records fall in decathlon and 4x100m as European U20 Championships conclude in Grosseto 

German decathlon sensation Nicklas Kaul broke the world U20 decathlon record* to highlight the final day of European U20 Championships at the Carlo Zecchini stadium in Grosseto, Italy, on Sunday (23).

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Series25 Oct 2016

IAAF Inside Athletics – Niklas Kaul

The tenth episode of the current season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with Germany’s world U20 and world U18 decathlon champion Niklas Kaul.

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Report20 Jul 2016

Kaul breaks decathlon championship best in Bydgoszcz

Germany’s Niklas Kaul trailed overnight leader Maksim Andraloits by a seemingly insurmountable 370 points with two events remaining in the decathlon but, based on their respective performances across the javelin and 1500m, the world U18 champion was still tipped to close the gap.

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Report20 Jul 2016

Report: decathlon day two – IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016

For the first eight events of the decathlon, Kaul kept his cool. He knew that his best event was yet to come.

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Report20 Jul 2016

Andraloits in pole position after second morning in Bydgoszcz

The second morning of action at the IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016 on Wednesday (20) saw a host of leading sprinters take to the track for the first time, while the men’s decathlon progressed towards what is set to be a nail-biting finish.

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News16 Mar 2016

On Camp with Ashton Eaton

“This is a great opportunity for you to see how I work, and to see what it takes to be a professional athlete competing at the top level.

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