Christian Plaziat

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Christian Plaziat
Medal record
Representing  France
Men's athletics
World Indoor Championships
Gold medal – first place 1995 Barcelona Heptathlon
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1990 Split Decathlon
European Indoor Championships
Gold medal – first place 1992 Genoa Heptathlon
Gold medal – first place 1994 Paris Heptathlon

Christian Plaziat (born 28 October 1963 in Lyon) is a retired French decathlete. During his career he won the European Championships, the European Indoor Championships and the World Indoor Championships.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  France
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 7th Decathlon 8196 pts
Décastar Talence, France 1st Decathlon 7944 pts
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 4th Decathlon 8307 pts
1988 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 4th Decathlon 8349 pts
Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 5th Decathlon 8272 pts
Décastar Talence, France 1st Decathlon 8512 pts
1989 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 1st Decathlon 8485 pts
Décastar Talence, France 1st Decathlon 8512 pts
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 1st Decathlon 8574 pts
Décastar Talence, France 1st Decathlon 8525 pts
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 9th Decathlon 8122 pts
Décastar Talence, France 1st Decathlon 8456 pts
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 1st Heptathlon 6418 pts
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain DNF Decathlon
1993 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 8th Decathlon 8107 pts
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 6th Decathlon 8398 pts
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 1st Heptathlon 6268 pts
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th Decathlon 8127 pts
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 1st Heptathlon 6246 pts
Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 6th Decathlon 8191 pts
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 6th Decathlon 8206 pts
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 11th Decathlon 8282 pts
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 5th Heptathlon 6106 pts

See also

External links

  • Christian Plaziat at IAAF
Preceded by
West Germany Siegfried Wentz
Men's heptathlon world record holder
15 February 1986 – 14 March 1993
Succeeded by
United States Dan O'Brien

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