Campre Leads Men’s Heptathlon Following Day One of Competition
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Sophomore combined-event athlete Edgar Campre leads the competition after day one of the men’s heptathlon at the DeLoss Dodds Invitational.
Campre started the two-day competition off strong as he clocked a personal best of 6.86 in the 60m dash, placing first. He then finished second overall after posting 6.99m in the long jump.
On the next event, the Lisbon, Portugal native bounced back to first place in the men’s shot with an impressive throw of 14.55m, notching another personal best and 2,506 points through his first three events.
Campre ended the first day of the heptathlon placing fifth in the high jump with 1.87m, giving himself 687 points for the event and 3,193 points after day one.
Edgar’s first heptathlon of the 2024 indoor season continues tomorrow at noon eastern time with the 60m hurdles, while the rest of the Hurricanes track and field team will begin their events at 4 p.m. eastern time, starting with the women’s shot put.
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