Damian Warner ran to victory in the 1,500 metres to cap a Canadian record performance in decathlon at the Hypo Meeting in Götzis, Austria, where he became the first person to win a sixth title.

The London, Ont., native collected a season world-leading 8,995 points to surpass the 8,795 he collected at the event in 2018.

Teammate Pierce LePage of Whitby, Ont., finished second in a personal-best 8,534, while Thomas Van der Plaetsen of Belgium was third with 8,430 points, also a PB.

WATCH | Warner claims world best, Canadian record in long jump:

Damian Warner set a Canadian and world best record, jumping 8.28 metres in the long jump event at the decathlon Hypo Meeting in Götzis, Austria on Saturday. 1:13


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