Brianne Theisen-Eaton win Common Wealth Hep



Brianne Theisen Eaton claims the heptathlon gold medal in the Commonwealth Games

Olympic gold medalist Ashton Eaton competes in the Oregon Twilight meet
Brianne Theisen Eaton threw the javelin at the Oregon Twilight earlier this year. (Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian)




Brianne Theisen Eaton, who resides in Eugene and is a member of Oregon Track Club Elite, won the heptathlon gold medal Wednesday at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Theisen Eaton, a University of Oregon graduate, is a Canadian citizen.

Theisen Eaton won five of the seven heptathlon events en route to 6,597 points in the two-day competition.

Jessica Zelinka, the Canadian teammate, won the silver medal. Zelinka finished with 6,270 points.

Theisen-Eaton, who captured three NCAA heptathlon championships for the Ducks, is married to Ashton Eaton, world record-holder in the heptathlon.











Final results table

RankNameCountry100m HurdlesHigh JumpShot Put200mLong JumpJavelin Throw800mTotal points
1Brianne Theisen-EatonCan13.181.8413.7123.416.4443.1302:11.5
1097 (2)1029 (1)775 (1)1038 (1)988 (1)727 (3)943 (1)6597
2Jessica ZelinkaCan12.831.6913.65245.9144.902:11.5
1150 (1)842 (8)771 (2)981 (2)822 (4)762 (1)942 (2)6270
3Jessica TaylorEng13.811.7511.9524.426.1633.8902:17.6PB



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