Thomas van der Plaetsen

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Belgium Belgium
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    24 DEC 1990
Thomas Van der Plaetsen in the decathlon 110m hurdles at the IAAF World Championships, Moscow 2013 (Getty Images)

Personal Best - Outdoor

Performance Wind Place Date
100 Metres 11.04 +0.6 Götzis (Mösle-Stadium) 31 MAY 2014
400 Metres 48.64 Ostrava 14 JUL 2011
1500 Metres 4:32.52 Götzis (Mösle-Stadium) 29 MAY 2011
110m Hurdles (99.0cm) 14.27 -2.0 Novi Sad 24 JUL 2009
110 Metres Hurdles 14.39 +0.9 Oordegem-Lede 21 MAY 2016
High Jump 2.17 Daegu (DS) 27 AUG 2011
Pole Vault 5.41 Oordegem-Lede 28 MAY 2016
Long Jump 7.80 +0.5 Kazan 08 JUL 2013
Shot Put 14.12 Zürich (Letzigrund) 12 AUG 2014
Shot Put (6kg) 14.32 Novi Sad 23 JUL 2009
Discus Throw 44.32 Amsterdam (Olympisch Stadion) 07 JUL 2016
Discus Throw (1.750kg) 37.06 Liège 31 AUG 2008
Javelin Throw 65.31 Moskva (Luzhniki) 11 AUG 2013
Decathlon 8332 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 18 AUG 2016
Decathlon U20 7769 Novi Sad 24 JUL 2009

Personal Best - Indoor

Performance Wind Place Date
60 Metres 7.13 Sopot (Ergo Arena) 07 MAR 2014
1000 Metres 2:40.50 Sopot (Ergo Arena) 08 MAR 2014
60 Metres Hurdles 8.06 Mondeville 01 FEB 2014
High Jump 2.13 Gent 07 JAN 2012
Pole Vault 5.34 Mondeville 01 FEB 2014
Long Jump 7.78 Apeldoorn (Omnisport) 15 FEB 2014
Shot Put 14.32 Sopot (Ergo Arena) 07 MAR 2014
Heptathlon 6259 Sopot (Ergo Arena) 08 MAR 2014

Progression - Outdoor

100 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2017 11.35 -0.2 London (Olympic Stadium) 11 AUG
2017 11.35 +1.7 Ratingen (Stadionring) 24 JUN
2016 11.23 +0.8 Amsterdam (Olympisch Stadion) 06 JUL
2015 11.34 +0.6 Gwangju (Main Stadium) 08 JUL
2014 11.04 +0.6 Götzis (Mösle-Stadium) 31 MAY
2013 11.09 +0.1 Moskva (Luzhniki) 10 AUG
2011 11.20 0.0 Daegu (DS) 27 AUG
2010 11.27 0.0 Tel Aviv 26 JUN
2009 11.45 -0.5 Novi Sad 23 JUL
2008 11.65 -0.3 Liège 30 AUG

400 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 49.63 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 17 AUG
2015 50.28 Beijing (National Stadium) 28 AUG
2014 49.16 Götzis (Mösle-Stadium) 31 MAY
2013 49.00 Moskva (Luzhniki) 10 AUG
2011 48.64 Ostrava 14 JUL
2010 50.33 Tel Aviv 26 JUN
2009 49.67 Novi Sad 23 JUL
2008 51.97 Liège 30 AUG

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 4:34.21 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 18 AUG
2015 4:47.38 Beijing (National Stadium) 29 AUG
2014 4:35.09 Götzis (Mösle-Stadium) 01 JUN
2013 4:37.93 Moskva (Luzhniki) 11 AUG
2011 4:32.52 Götzis (Mösle-Stadium) 29 MAY
2010 4:52.87 Tel Aviv 27 JUN
2009 4:44.17 Novi Sad 24 JUL
2008 4:40.99 Liège 31 AUG

110m Hurdles (99.0cm)

Performance Wind Place Date
2009 14.27 -2.0 Novi Sad 24 JUL
2008 15.45 -0.9 Liège 31 AUG

110 Metres Hurdles

Performance Wind Place Date
2017 14.76 +0.9 Bruxelles (Boudewijnstadion) 09 JUL
2016 14.39 +0.9 Oordegem-Lede 21 MAY
2015 14.59 +1.4 Gwangju (Main Stadium) 09 JUL
2014 14.76 +0.7 Götzis (Mösle-Stadium) 01 JUN
2013 14.66 0.0 Moskva (Luzhniki) 11 AUG
2011 14.65 -0.4 Götzis (Mösle-Stadium) 29 MAY
2010 15.02 -0.9 Tel Aviv 27 JUN

High Jump

Performance Place Date
2017 2.00 Bruxelles (Boudewijnstadion) 09 JUL
2016 2.16 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 17 AUG
2015 2.13 Beijing (National Stadium) 28 AUG
2014 2.10 Zürich (Letzigrund) 12 AUG
2013 2.07 Kazan 08 JUL
2011 2.17 Daegu (DS) 27 AUG
2010 2.04 Tel Aviv 26 JUN
2009 2.13 Novi Sad 23 JUL
2008 2.05 Liège 30 AUG
2007 2.10 Zoetermeer 16 SEP

Pole Vault

Performance Place Date
2017 5.30 Bruxelles (Boudewijnstadion) 02 JUL
2016 5.41 Oordegem-Lede 28 MAY
2015 5.30 Beijing (National Stadium) 29 AUG
2014 5.40 Leiden 14 JUN
2013 5.30 Kazan 09 JUL
2011 5.10 Daegu (DS) 28 AUG
2011 5.10 Ostrava 15 JUL
2010 4.80 Tel Aviv 27 JUN
2009 4.40 Novi Sad 24 JUL
2008 3.60 Liège 31 AUG

Long Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2017 7.25 0.0 Innsbruck 02 JUN
2016 7.66 +0.7 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 17 AUG
2015 7.42 +1.2 Beijing (National Stadium) 28 AUG
2014 7.68 +0.7 Götzis (Mösle-Stadium) 31 MAY
2013 7.80 +0.5 Kazan 08 JUL
2011 7.79 +0.9 Daegu (DS) 27 AUG
2010 7.57 +1.6 Tel Aviv 26 JUN
2009 7.24 +1.0 Novi Sad 23 JUL
2008 6.63 +0.2 Liège 30 AUG

Shot Put

Performance Place Date
2017 13.03 London (Olympic Stadium) 11 AUG
2016 13.78 Stellenbosch 19 FEB
2015 13.83 Beijing (National Stadium) 28 AUG
2014 14.12 Zürich (Letzigrund) 12 AUG
2013 13.57 Moskva (Luzhniki) 10 AUG
2013 13.57 01 JAN
2011 13.41 Oordegem-Lede 02 AUG
2010 11.92 Tel Aviv 26 JUN

Shot Put (6kg)

Performance Place Date
2009 14.32 Novi Sad 23 JUL
2008 12.33 Liège 30 AUG

Discus Throw

Performance Place Date
2017 43.91 Eeklo 05 JUN
2016 44.32 Amsterdam (Olympisch Stadion) 07 JUL
2015 43.01 Beijing (National Stadium) 29 AUG
2014 41.92 Zürich (Letzigrund) 13 AUG
2013 43.31 01 JAN
2011 37.73 Ostrava 15 JUL
2010 36.24 Tel Aviv 27 JUN

Discus Throw (1.750kg)

Performance Place Date
2009 36.44 Novi Sad 24 JUL
2008 37.06 Liège 31 AUG

Javelin Throw

Performance Place Date
2016 62.09 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 18 AUG
2015 60.00 Gwangju (Main Stadium) 09 JUL
2014 60.95 Zürich (Letzigrund) 13 AUG
2013 65.31 Moskva (Luzhniki) 11 AUG
2011 63.57 Ostrava 15 JUL
2010 56.42 Tel Aviv 27 JUN
2009 58.42 Novi Sad 24 JUL
2008 62.04 Liège 31 AUG

Decathlon

Performance Place Date
2016 8332 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 18 AUG
2015 8035 Beijing (National Stadium) 29 AUG
2014 8184 Götzis (Mösle-Stadium) 01 JUN
2013 8255 Moskva (Luzhniki) 11 AUG
2011 8157 Ostrava 15 JUL
2010 7564 Tel Aviv 27 JUN

Decathlon U20

Performance Place Date
2009 7769 Novi Sad 24 JUL
2008 7003 Liège 31 AUG

Progression - Indoor

60 Metres

Performance Place Date
2014 7.13 Sopot (Ergo Arena) 07 MAR
2012 7.24 Gent 07 JAN
2011 7.23 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 05 MAR

1000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2014 2:40.50 Sopot (Ergo Arena) 08 MAR
2011 2:42.80 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 06 MAR

60 Metres Hurdles

Performance Place Date
2014 8.06 Mondeville 01 FEB
2012 8.14 Gent 29 JAN
2011 8.18 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 06 MAR
2011 8.18 Gent 06 FEB

High Jump

Performance Place Date
2014 2.12 Sopot (Ergo Arena) 07 MAR
2012 2.13 Gent 07 JAN
2011 2.06 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 05 MAR

Pole Vault

Performance Place Date
2014 5.34 Mondeville 01 FEB
2011 5.20 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 06 MAR

Long Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2014 7.78 Apeldoorn (Omnisport) 15 FEB
2012 7.44 Gent 29 JAN
2011 7.57 Gent 05 FEB

Shot Put

Performance Place Date
2014 14.32 Sopot (Ergo Arena) 07 MAR
2011 13.16 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 05 MAR

Heptathlon

Performance Place Date
2014 6259 Sopot (Ergo Arena) 08 MAR
2011 6020 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 06 MAR

Honours - Heptathlon

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF World Indoor Championships 2014 3 6259 Sopot (Ergo Arena) 08 MAR 2014

Honours - Decathlon

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF World Championships London 2017 DNF London (Olympic Stadium) 12 AUG 2017
The XXXI Olympic Games 8 8332 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 18 AUG 2016
15th IAAF World Championships 14 8035 Beijing (National Stadium) 29 AUG 2015
14th IAAF World Championships 15 8255 Moskva (Luzhniki) 11 AUG 2013
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 13 8069 Daegu (DS) 28 AUG 2011
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