Ivana Dadic is a talented heptathlete and multi eventer. On July 23, she did an extraordinary thing. She completed the heptathlon in just one hour, scoring 6,235 points!
This past weekend, in the cold and rain, Ivana Dadic won the Austrian Combined Championships in Gotzis, with her third best score, going 6,419.
Dadic has competed in two Olympics, taking 25th in London 2012 and 21rst in Rio 2016. In 2015, Ivana Dadic took the bronze at the U23 European Championships with a 6,033 point total. In 2016, Ivana Dadic set a National record and PB with a 6,408 point total to take the bronze at the 2016 European outdoor Championships in Amsterdam.
2017 saw Ivana Dadic take second in the 2017 Euro Indoor in Belgrade, with a 4,767 points National record. At London 2017, Ivana Dadic took sixth in the World Champs, setting a new PB and National record with 6,417 points.
In 2018, Ivana Dadic took 2nd in the pentathlon with 4,700 points at the World Indoors, and came in 4th at the European Outdoors in Berlin with a 6,552 points.
In 2019, Ivana opened the season with a 4th at the Euro Indoors, with 4,702 points. At Doha, in the heat at the World Champs, Ivana Dadic did not complete the heptathlon.
2020 has been a much better season, even with the pandemic, as the one hour heptathlon and the Austrian Champs note below.
Very hard weather conditions which made it a bit difficult for me to get going but I’m still happy with my performance and that I’m currently world leading and national champion!
Much more to come! Thank you for all your lovely comments and messages! ðŸ™ŒðŸ»ðŸ˜Š pic.twitter.com/msBY7MMiOW
— Ivona Dadic (@ividadic) August 30, 2020
Dadic WL 6419 points
GOTZIS (AUT, Aug 29-30): In heavy rain and cold temperatures, Ivona Dadic scored a world leading 6419 points at the Austrian Combined Events Championships in Gotzis. Her individual marks were: 13.57 100m hurdles, 1.78m in the high jump, 14.58m in the shot put, 24.21 in the 200m, 6.25m in the long jump, 47.93m in the javelin and 2:15.57 in the 800m. This was the third best score of Dadic’s career thus far. Triple jump Olympic winner Christian Taylor competed as guest in bad weather 10.97 in the 100 m and 694 in long jump.
— World Athletics (@WorldAthletics) July 23, 2020