Sander Skotheim

Sander Aae Skotheim (born 31 May 2002) is a Norwegian decathlete.[2]

Sander Skotheim
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Skotheim in 2022
Personal information
Birth nameSander Aae Skotheim
NationalityNorwegian
Born (2002-05-31) 31 May 2002 (age 20)
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Sport
SportTrack and Field
Event(s)decathlon
ClubIL Koll
IK Tjalve

CareerEdit

Skotheim won gold in Athletics at the 2019 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival in the decathlon in Baku, and silver at the 2021 European Athletics U20 Championships decathlon in Tallinn. In 2022, Stokheim won the senior indoor Norwegian championship in the heptathlon and individual indoor medals including the gold in the high jump, silver in the triple jump and bronze in the long jump. Stokheim also won gold in the senior outdoor Norwegian championships in 2022, triumphing in the 110 metres hurdles and the high jump.[3]

Whilst competing at the 2022 World Athletics Championships Skotheim broke his personal best in the 100 metres, going under 11 seconds for the first time to set a new fastest time of 10.88 seconds. He also set a new personal best in the high jump as he reached a discipline winning mark of 2.17. After the first day of the event he was placed seventh overall.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Norges spenstfenomen Sander (20): – Ikke født sånn".
  2. ^ "Sander SKOTHEIM | Profile". Worldathletics.org. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ "Skotheim på 7.-plass etter første dag av tikamp i friidretts-VM – perset på 100 meter og i høyde". Dagsavisen.no. Retrieved 25 July 2022.