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  • n. Plural form of heptathlete.

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  • Clay said the equipment could be particularly useful for decathletes and heptathletes who have a limited amount of time and energy to practice multiple events.

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  • The heptathletes will later compete in the shot put and high jump, with the 60m hurdles, pole vault and 1000m rounding off the gruelling competition on Saturday.

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  • AMES, Iowa - The Kansas State track and field team closed the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships with strong performances from its men's heptathletes and senior distance runner Beverly Ramos.

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  • The freshman from Merrillville, Ind., was ranked second in the nation for heptathletes.

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  • "I'm looking forward to getting smooth again and not letting heptathletes - who practise every event - beat me when I'm only working on one thing," she said, "That's kind of crazy."

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  • Standout heptathletes Marrissa Harris and LaQuinta Aaron earn first and second in the 100-meter hurdles, respectively.

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  • It wasn't until Blair LaBounty indicated that Steele would begin training the heptathletes that Theisen was able to relax.

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  • In the field of 27 heptathletes, Roehrig's score of 960 points was 16th.

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  • Other heptathletes who scored more than 1000 points were 2003 World Youth Champion Marisa De Aniceto from France (13.77, 1011), her compatriot Gabriella Kouassi (13.79, 1008) and 2005 World bronze medallist Margaret Simpson from Ghana (13.81, 1005).

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  • He knows British athletics well from his previous stint as technical director and coaching heptathletes Denise Lewis and Kelly Sotherton to Olympic gold and bronze medals respectively.

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