Beninese athlete Odile Ahouanwanou started the heptathlon races on Wednesday 04 August. She started out in the 100-meter hurdles, finishing 6th in her heat with a time of 13 ″ 31. This allows him to grab 1078 points. American Williams Kendell finished first in the series ahead of Burkinabe Marthe Koala. Williams clocked 12 ”97 for a total of 1129 points.

In the high jump Ahouanwanou finished 10 th in her series with a jump of 1.74m. She collected 903 points for this performance. In total, the Beninese collected 1981 points and is ranked 18th in the general classification. The one currently leading the race after these two events is the Belgian Nafissatou Thiam.

She has 2176 points and is ahead of American Bougard Erica and Great Britain’s Johnson-Thompson Katarina. Later, there will be the shot put and the 200-meter events. The Beninese will have the opportunity to catch up. Nothing is lost yet at this stage of the competition but she is lagging behind.

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