Thomas VAN DER PLAETSEN

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Belgium Belgium
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    24 DEC 1990
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    14375128
Thomas Van der Plaetsen in the decathlon 110m hurdles at the IAAF World Championships, Moscow 2013 (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's 110mH 821 923
Men's Decathlon 32 1159
Men's High Jump 470 958
Men's Overall Ranking 1062 1159

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's 110mH 714 for 1 week
Men's Decathlon 32 for 5 weeks
Men's High Jump 454 for 1 week
Men's Overall Ranking 1060 for 1 week
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
100 Metres 11.04 +0.6 Götzis (AUT) 31 MAY 2014 874
200 Metres 22.34 +0.6 Liège (BEL) 13 JUL 2010 879
400 Metres 48.64 Ostrava (CZE) 14 JUL 2011 941
1500 Metres 4:32.52 Götzis (AUT) 29 MAY 2011 514
110 Metres Hurdles 14.39 +0.9 Oordegem (BEL) 21 MAY 2016 997
110m Hurdles (99.0cm) 14.27 -2.0 Novi Sad (SRB) 24 JUL 2009 0
High Jump 2.17 Daegu (KOR) 27 AUG 2011 1064
Pole Vault 5.41 Oordegem (BEL) 29 MAY 2016 1105
Long Jump 7.80 +0.5 Kazan (RUS) 08 JUL 2013 1094
Shot Put 14.28 Parow (RSA) 15 FEB 2019 781
Shot Put (6kg) 14.32 Novi Sad (SRB) 23 JUL 2009 0
Discus Throw 44.48 Lier (BEL) 21 JUN 2014 776
Discus Throw (1.750kg) 36.44 Novi Sad (SRB) 24 JUL 2009 0
Javelin Throw 65.31 Moskva (RUS) 11 AUG 2013 893
Decathlon 8332 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 18 AUG 2016 1178
Decathlon U20 7769 Novi Sad (SRB) 24 JUL 2009 0

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
60 Metres 7.13 Sopot (POL) 07 MAR 2014 874
1000 Metres 2:40.50 Sopot (POL) 08 MAR 2014 719
60 Metres Hurdles 8.06 Mondeville (FRA) 01 FEB 2014 1022
High Jump 2.13 Gent (BEL) 07 JAN 2012 1028
Pole Vault 5.50 Gent (BEL) 03 FEB 2019 1129
Long Jump 7.78 Apeldoorn (NED) 15 FEB 2014 1090
Shot Put 14.32 Sopot (POL) 07 MAR 2014 783
Heptathlon 6259 Sopot (POL) 08 MAR 2014 1188

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
110 Metres Hurdles 15.00 +1.5 Parow (RSA) 26 JAN 2019 893
High Jump 2.05 Parow (RSA) 26 JAN 2019 958
Shot Put 14.28 Parow (RSA) 15 FEB 2019 781

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
60 Metres 7.27 Gent (BEL) 02 FEB 2019 807
1000 Metres 2:46.45 Gent (BEL) 03 FEB 2019 616
60 Metres Hurdles 8.22 Gent (BEL) 03 FEB 2019 972
High Jump 2.10 Glasgow (GBR) 02 MAR 2019 1002
Pole Vault 5.50 Gent (BEL) 03 FEB 2019 1129
Long Jump 7.67 Gent (BEL) 02 FEB 2019 1066
Shot Put 14.30 Gent (BEL) 02 FEB 2019 782
Heptathlon 6132 Gent (BEL) 03 FEB 2019 1162

Outdoor

100 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2018 11.14 -0.6 Götzis (AUT) 26 MAY 2018
2017 11.35 +1.7 Ratingen (GER) 24 JUN 2017
2016 11.23 +0.8 Amsterdam (NED) 06 JUL 2016
2015 11.34 +0.6 Gwangju (KOR) 08 JUL 2015
2014 11.04 +0.6 Götzis (AUT) 31 MAY 2014
2013 11.09 +0.1 Moskva (RUS) 10 AUG 2013
2011 11.20 0.0 Daegu (KOR) 27 AUG 2011
2010 11.27 0.0 Tel Aviv (ISR) 26 JUN 2010
2009 11.45 -0.5 Novi Sad (SRB) 23 JUL 2009

Outdoor

200 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2015 23.19 -2.1 Namur (BEL) 27 MAY 2015
2010 22.34 +0.6 Liège (BEL) 13 JUL 2010

Outdoor

400 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 50.26 Götzis (AUT) 26 MAY 2018
2016 49.63 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 17 AUG 2016
2015 50.28 Beijing (CHN) 28 AUG 2015
2014 49.16 Götzis (AUT) 31 MAY 2014
2013 49.00 Moskva (RUS) 10 AUG 2013
2011 48.64 Ostrava (CZE) 14 JUL 2011
2010 50.30 Naimette-Xhovémont (BEL) 28 AUG 2010
2009 49.67 Novi Sad (SRB) 23 JUL 2009

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 5:14.93 Götzis (AUT) 27 MAY 2018
2016 4:34.21 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 18 AUG 2016
2015 4:47.38 Beijing (CHN) 29 AUG 2015
2014 4:35.09 Zürich (SUI) 13 AUG 2014
2013 4:37.93 Moskva (RUS) 11 AUG 2013
2011 4:32.52 Götzis (AUT) 29 MAY 2011
2010 4:52.87 Tel Aviv (ISR) 27 JUN 2010
2009 4:44.17 Novi Sad (SRB) 24 JUL 2009

Outdoor

110m Hurdles (99.0cm)

Performance Wind Place Date
2009 14.27 -2.0 Novi Sad (SRB) 24 JUL 2009

Outdoor

110 Metres Hurdles

Performance Wind Place Date
2019 15.00 +1.5 Parow (RSA) 26 JAN 2019
2018 14.78 -2.6 Götzis (AUT) 27 MAY 2018
2017 14.76 +0.9 Bruxelles (BEL) 09 JUL 2017
2016 14.39 +1.6 Oordegem (BEL) 21 MAY 2016
2015 14.45 -0.3 Kessel-Lo (BEL) 08 AUG 2015
2014 14.67 +0.8 Oordegem (BEL) 05 JUL 2014
2013 14.66 0.0 Moskva (RUS) 11 AUG 2013
2012 14.93 -1.6 Kessel-Lo (BEL) 19 MAY 2012
2011 14.45 +0.9 Deinze (BEL) 06 JUL 2011
2010 15.02 -0.9 Tel Aviv (ISR) 27 JUN 2010

Outdoor

High Jump

Performance Place Date
2019 2.05 Parow (RSA) 26 JAN 2019
2018 2.06 Götzis (AUT) 26 MAY 2018
2017 2.00 Bruxelles (BEL) 09 JUL 2017
2016 2.16 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 17 AUG 2016
2015 2.13 Beijing (CHN) 28 AUG 2015
2014 2.10 Zürich (SUI) 12 AUG 2014
2013 2.07 Kazan (RUS) 08 JUL 2013
2012 2.05 Saint-Niklaas (BEL) 17 MAY 2012
2011 2.17 Daegu (KOR) 27 AUG 2011
2010 2.05 Naimette-Xhovémont (BEL) 28 AUG 2010
2009 2.13 Novi Sad (SRB) 23 JUL 2009

Outdoor

Pole Vault

Performance Place Date
2018 5.20 Bruxelles (BEL) 08 JUL 2018
2017 5.40 Gent (BEL) 17 JUN 2017
2016 5.41 Oordegem (BEL) 29 MAY 2016
2015 5.30 Beijing (CHN) 29 AUG 2015
2014 5.40 Leiden (NED) 14 JUN 2014
2013 5.35 Bruxelles (BEL) 21 JUL 2013
2011 5.25 Bruxelles (BEL) 24 JUL 2011
2010 4.82 Vilvoorde (BEL) 12 JUN 2010
2009 4.80 Kessel-Lo (BEL) 13 SEP 2009

Outdoor

Long Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2018 7.67 +0.2 Götzis (AUT) 26 MAY 2018
2017 7.25 0.0 Innsbruck (AUT) 02 JUN 2017
2016 7.66 +0.7 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 17 AUG 2016
2015 7.42 +1.2 Beijing (CHN) 28 AUG 2015
2014 7.68 +0.7 Götzis (AUT) 31 MAY 2014
2013 7.80 +0.5 Kazan (RUS) 08 JUL 2013
2012 7.43 -0.5 Merksem (BEL) 13 MAY 2012
2011 7.79 +0.9 Daegu (KOR) 27 AUG 2011
2010 7.57 Tel Aviv (ISR) 26 JUN 2010
2009 7.24 +1.0 Novi Sad (SRB) 23 JUL 2009

Outdoor

Shot Put

Performance Place Date
2019 14.28 Parow (RSA) 15 FEB 2019
2018 14.00 Götzis (AUT) 26 MAY 2018
2017 14.12 Dilbeek (BEL) 29 JUL 2017
2016 13.17 Amsterdam (NED) 06 JUL 2016
2015 13.83 Beijing (CHN) 28 AUG 2015
2014 14.12 Zürich (SUI) 12 AUG 2014
2013 13.57 Moskva (RUS) 10 AUG 2013
2011 13.41 Oordegem (BEL) 02 AUG 2011
2010 13.15 Naimette-Xhovémont (BEL) 28 AUG 2010

Outdoor

Shot Put (6kg)

Performance Place Date
2009 14.32 Novi Sad (SRB) 23 JUL 2009

Outdoor

Discus Throw

Performance Place Date
2018 44.46 Götzis (AUT) 27 MAY 2018
2017 43.91 Eeklo (BEL) 05 JUN 2017
2016 44.32 Amsterdam (NED) 07 JUL 2016
2015 43.01 Beijing (CHN) 29 AUG 2015
2014 44.48 Lier (BEL) 21 JUN 2014
2013 43.31 Kessel-Lo (BEL) 08 JUN 2013
2012 36.28 Saint-Niklaas (BEL) 17 MAY 2012
2011 37.73 Ostrava (CZE) 15 JUL 2011
2010 37.30 Naimette-Xhovémont (BEL) 29 AUG 2010

Outdoor

Discus Throw (1.750kg)

Performance Place Date
2009 36.44 Novi Sad (SRB) 24 JUL 2009

Outdoor

Javelin Throw

Performance Place Date
2018 59.41 Götzis (AUT) 27 MAY 2018
2016 62.09 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 18 AUG 2016
2015 60.00 Gwangju (KOR) 09 JUL 2015
2014 62.76 Oordegem (BEL) 05 JUL 2014
2013 65.31 Moskva (RUS) 11 AUG 2013
2011 63.57 Ostrava (CZE) 15 JUL 2011
2010 62.94 Bruxelles (BEL) 08 AUG 2010
2009 62.30 Ninove (BEL) 08 AUG 2009

Outdoor

Decathlon

Performance Wind Place Date
2018 8007 Götzis (AUT) 27 MAY 2018
2016 8332 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 18 AUG 2016
2015 8035 Beijing (CHN) 29 AUG 2015
2014 8184 Götzis (AUT) 01 JUN 2014
2013 8255 Moskva (RUS) 11 AUG 2013
2011 8157 Ostrava (CZE) 15 JUL 2011
2010 7564 NWI Tel Aviv (ISR) 27 JUN 2010

Outdoor

Decathlon U20

Performance Wind Place Date
2009 7769 Novi Sad (SRB) 24 JUL 2009

Indoor

60 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018/19 7.27 Gent (BEL) 02 FEB 2019
2013/14 7.13 Sopot (POL) 07 MAR 2014
2011/12 7.24 Gent (BEL) 07 JAN 2012
2010/11 7.23 Paris (FRA) 05 MAR 2011

Indoor

1000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018/19 2:46.45 Gent (BEL) 03 FEB 2019
2013/14 2:40.50 Sopot (POL) 08 MAR 2014
2010/11 2:42.80 Paris (FRA) 06 MAR 2011

Indoor

60 Metres Hurdles

Performance Place Date
2018/19 8.22 Gent (BEL) 03 FEB 2019
2013/14 8.06 Mondeville (FRA) 01 FEB 2014
2011/12 8.14 Gent (BEL) 29 JAN 2012
2010/11 8.18 Gent (BEL) 06 FEB 2011

Indoor

High Jump

Performance Place Date
2018/19 2.10 Glasgow (GBR) 02 MAR 2019
2013/14 2.12 Sopot (POL) 07 MAR 2014
2011/12 2.13 Gent (BEL) 07 JAN 2012
2010/11 2.06 Paris (FRA) 05 MAR 2011

Indoor

Pole Vault

Performance Place Date
2018/19 5.50 Gent (BEL) 03 FEB 2019
2017/18 5.20 Gent (BEL) 17 FEB 2018
2013/14 5.34 Mondeville (FRA) 01 FEB 2014
2010/11 5.20 Paris (FRA) 06 MAR 2011
2009/10 4.81 Luxembourg (LUX) 16 JAN 2010

Indoor

Long Jump

Performance Place Date
2018/19 7.67 Gent (BEL) 02 FEB 2019
2013/14 7.78 Apeldoorn (NED) 15 FEB 2014
2011/12 7.44 Gent (BEL) 29 JAN 2012
2010/11 7.57 Gent (BEL) 05 FEB 2011

Indoor

Shot Put

Performance Place Date
2018/19 14.30 Gent (BEL) 02 FEB 2019
2013/14 14.32 Sopot (POL) 07 MAR 2014
2010/11 13.16 Paris (FRA) 05 MAR 2011

Indoor

Heptathlon

Performance Place Date
2018/19 6132 Gent (BEL) 03 FEB 2019
2013/14 6259 Sopot (POL) 08 MAR 2014
2010/11 6020 Paris (FRA) 06 MAR 2011

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
8. Decathlon 8332 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 18 AUG 2016

Honours - World Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. Heptathlon 6259 Sopot (POL) 08 MAR 2014

Honours - European Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Decathlon 8218 Amsterdam (NED) 07 JUL 2016

Honours - European Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
6. Heptathlon 5989 Glasgow (GBR) 03 MAR 2019
6. Heptathlon 6020 Paris (FRA) 06 MAR 2011

Honours - World University Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Decathlon 7952 Gwangju (KOR) 09 JUL 2015
1. Decathlon 8164 Kazan (RUS) 09 JUL 2013

Honours - European U23 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Decathlon 8157 Ostrava (CZE) 15 JUL 2011

Honours - European U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Decathlon U20 7769 Novi Sad (SRB) 24 JUL 2009

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Pole Vault 5.35 Bruxelles (BEL) 21 JUL 2013
1. Pole Vault 5.25 Bruxelles (BEL) 24 JUL 2011
1. Decathlon 6931 Naimette-Xhovémont (BEL) 29 AUG 2010

Honours - National Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Heptathlon 6132 Gent (BEL) 03 FEB 2019
1. Heptathlon 5901 Gent (BEL) 06 FEB 2011
Results in:

60 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
02 FEB 2019 Belgian Ind. CE Ch., Gent BELBEL D CE1 3. 7.27
02 MAR 2019 European Indoor Championships, Glasgow GBRGBR A CE1 6. 7.35

1000 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
03 FEB 2019 Belgian Ind. CE Ch., Gent BELBEL D CE 3. 2:46.45
03 MAR 2019 European Indoor Championships, Glasgow GBRGBR A CE 7. 2:48.30

60 Metres Hurdles Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
03 FEB 2019 Belgian Ind. CE Ch., Gent BELBEL D CE2 1. 8.22
03 MAR 2019 European Indoor Championships, Glasgow GBRGBR A CE1 2. 8.29

110 Metres Hurdles

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result Wind
26 JAN 2019 WPA League 2, Parow RSARSA F F 3. 15.00 +1.5
16 FEB 2019 WPA Open Meeting, Cape Town RSARSA F F 4. 16.47 -1.1

High Jump

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
26 JAN 2019 WPA League 2, Parow RSARSA F F 1. 2.05

High Jump Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
02 FEB 2019 Belgian Ind. CE Ch., Gent BELBEL D CE 1. 2.02
02 MAR 2019 European Indoor Championships, Glasgow GBRGBR A CE1 2. 2.10

Pole Vault Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
03 FEB 2019 Belgian Ind. CE Ch., Gent BELBEL D CE 1. 5.50
03 MAR 2019 European Indoor Championships, Glasgow GBRGBR A CE 3. 5.20

Long Jump Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
02 FEB 2019 Belgian Ind. CE Ch., Gent BELBEL D CE 1. 7.67
02 MAR 2019 European Indoor Championships, Glasgow GBRGBR A CE 4. 7.57

Shot Put

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
15 FEB 2019 WPA Open Meeting, Parow RSARSA F F 1. 14.28

Shot Put Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
02 FEB 2019 Belgian Ind. CE Ch., Gent BELBEL D CE 2. 14.30
02 MAR 2019 European Indoor Championships, Glasgow GBRGBR A CE 11. 13.76

Heptathlon Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
03 FEB 2019 Belgian Ind. CE Ch., Gent BELBEL D F 1. 6132
03 MAR 2019 European Indoor Championships, Glasgow GBRGBR A F 6. 5989