Eugène Martineau (athlete)

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Martineau at the Dutch Championship decathlon in Amsterdam (2005). Eugene Martineau nk2007.jpg
Martineau at the Dutch Championship decathlon in Amsterdam (2005).

Eugène Julien Martineau (born 14 May 1980 in Heerlen, Limburg) is a Dutch decathlete.

Heerlen City and Municipality in Limburg, Netherlands

Heerlen is a city and a municipality in the southeast of the Netherlands. It is the third largest settlement proper in the province of Limburg. Measured as municipality, it is the fourth municipality in the province of Limburg.

Limburg (Netherlands) Province of the Netherlands

Limburg is the southernmost of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands. It is in the southeastern part of the country, stretched out from the north, where it touches the province of Gelderland, to the south, where it internationally borders Belgium. Its northern part has the North Brabant province to its west. Its long eastern boundary is the international border with the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Much of the west border runs along the River Maas, bordering the Flemish province of Limburg, and a small part of the Walloon province of Liège. On the south end, it has borders with the Flemish exclave of Voeren and its surrounding part of Liège, Wallonia. The Vaalserberg is on the extreme south-eastern point, marking the tripoint of Netherlands, Germany and Belgium.

Netherlands Constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Europe

The Netherlands is a country located mainly in Northwestern Europe. The European portion of the Netherlands consists of twelve separate provinces that border Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, with maritime borders in the North Sea with Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom. Together with three island territories in the Caribbean Sea—Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba— it forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The official language is Dutch, but a secondary official language in the province of Friesland is West Frisian.

Achievements

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
Representing the Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
2001 European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 8thDecathlon 7507 pts
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany Decathlon DNF
2004 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 10th Decathlon 8082 pts
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 29th Decathlon 7185 pts
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 8thHeptathlon 5766 pts
Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 6th Decathlon 8114 pts
World Championships Helsinki, Finland Decathlon DNF
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 11th Decathlon 8035 pts
2008 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 9th Decathlon 8161 pts
Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 14th Decathlon 8055 pts
2009 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 9th Decathlon 8083 pts
World Championships Berlin, Germany 19th Decathlon 8055 pts

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