— Day 1 – Early Session —
World chief Damian Warner of Canada, a three-time world medalist, makes an attempt to enhance on his bronze medal from Rio as the favourite, whereas U.S. champion Garrett Scantling, the world No. 2 this yr, is somebody to look out for.
Warner gained warmth three in a world decathlon-best 10.12, whereas American Zachery Ziemek clocked a ten.55 private greatest to complete because the fourth-fastest general.
LEADER: CAN’s Warner, 1066
Lengthy Bounce (8:55pET)
Warner leapt an Olympic decathlon-best 8.24m on his first try to guide all athletes, a staggering half-meter-plus additional than teammate Pierce LePage‘s second-best 7.65m.
World record-holder Kevin Mayer of France jumped 7.50m for the fifth-best mark.
Belgian Thomas van der Plaetsen injured his knee on his first try and a wheelchair was used to take him away.
LEADER: CAN’s Warner, 2189
Shot Put (10:40pET)
Following his two event-leading performances within the 100m and lengthy leap, Warner threw a decent, season-best 14.80m in shot put to land eleventh general.
Belarusian Vitaliy Zhuk had the highest launch in 16.23m, whereas the American Scantling was next-best with 15.59m on his second try.
LEADER: CAN’s Warner, 2966
— Day 1 – Late Session —
Canada’s Warner led by way of three of 10 occasions with 2966 factors. His compatriot Pierce was second with 2773. Scantling of the U.S. was fifth with 2647.
Excessive Bounce (5:30aET)
Ash Moloney of Australia and German Niklas Kaul each cleared 2.11m for private bests, ending as the highest two.
Mayer was alone within the third spot with 2.08m.
LEADER: CAN’s Warner, 3788
Moloney clocked a season-best 46.29 out of warmth three, working the quickest time among the many general subject.
Pierce and Warner have been second- and third-place in a respective 46.92 and 47.48, the previous a private greatest for Pierce.
Reigning world champion Kaul did not end after pulling up with an obvious damage, ending his bid.
DAY 1 LEADER: CAN’s Warner, 4722