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British success in Austrian heptathlon

Brit Katarina Johnson-Thompson managed to grab gold in heptathlon competition that took place in Götzis, Austria, over the weekend.

The 21-year-old athlete was behind Canada's Brianne Theisen-Eaton as the competitors entered the Sunday events but moved into the top spot after the first event of the day - the long jump.

The Canadian then performed better in the javelin - throwing events are some of Johnson-Thompson weakest - but lost out to the young Brit as she came first in her favoured 800m race.

The Hypo-Meeting heptathlon competition in Austria comes ahead of the Commonwealth Games taking place in Glasgow, Scotland, later this year.

Another Brit who did well was the 17-year-old Morgan Lake who finished in 17th place and secured a personal best in the javelin, reaching 6,081 points.

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