Nafissatou Thiam begins Friday at her indoorseizoen at the Meeting of the Val d’oise in france, Eaubonne. The olympic and world champion in the son will be there to participate in a driekamp (60m hurdles, high jump and shot put). Thiam is, among others, the British Katarina Johnson-Thompson.
Johnson-Thompson was in 2015 European champion indoors in the pentathlon and is the predecessor of Nafi Thiam, European champion in the pentathlon in 2017. Thiam and Johnson-Thompson were the only two athletes at the Games in Rio in 2016 1m98 jumps in the high jump. The Belgian picked up eventually gold, Johnson-Thompson had to be content with sixth place.
Thiam was for her performance last year awarded with new titles such as Golden Spike and Sportswoman of the Year. In addition, she was by the IAAF voted female Athlete of the Year.
The highlight of the indoorseizoen is located at the beginning of march with the world indoor in Birmingham. Thiam took no decision over whether or not they participate in the BELGIAN championships, on the 17th of February in Ghent.