Erik Cadée at the 2010 European Athletics Championships
February 15, 1984 |
|Height||2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||120 kg (260 lb)|
|Updated on 12 August 2012.|
Cadée was born in 's-Hertogenbosch. Among his first international appearances was a runner-up performance at the 2001 European Youth Olympic Festival. He competed in the qualifying rounds of the 2002 World Junior Championships in Athletics and improved the following year to claim the gold medal at the 2003 European Athletics Junior Championships. Cadée represented the Netherlands at the World Championships in Athletics in 2007 and 2009, but did not reach the final. He qualified for the final at the 2010 European Athletics Championships, but failed to record a legal throw in his three attempts.
He won the silver medal at the 2011 European Cup Winter Throwing meet in March, and set a then personal best and world leading throw the following month, throwing the discus to a mark of 66.95 m. His present personal best is 67.30 m.
|2002||World Junior Championships||Kingston, Jamaica||22nd (q)||Discus throw (1.75 kg)||52.95 m|
|2003||European Junior Championships||Tampere, Finland||1st||Discus throw (1.75 kg)||60.42 m|
|2005||European U23 Championships||Erfurt, Germany||5th||Discus throw||59.45 m|
|2007||World Championships||Osaka, Japan||23rd (q)||Discus throw||59.98 m|
|2009||World Championships||Berlin, Germany||19th (q)||Discus throw||60.64 m|
|2010||European Championships||Barcelona, Spain||–||Discus throw||NM|
|2011||World Championships||Daegu, South Korea||20th (q)||Discus throw||61.62 m|
|2012||European Championships||Helsinki, Finland||10th||Discus throw||60.58 m|
|Olympic Games||London, United Kingdom||10th||Discus throw||62.78 m|
|2013||World Championships||Moscow, Russia||14th (q)||Discus throw||62.14 m|
|2014||European Championships||Zürich, Switzerland||13th (q)||Discus throw||61.18 m|
|2016||European Championships||Amsterdam, Netherlands||17th (q)||Discus throw||61.93 m|
- European Youth Olympic Festival. World Junior Athletics History. Retrieved on 2011-04-30.
- European Junior Championships (Men). GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2010-06-04.
- Sofia BUL 19 - 20 March. Tilastopaja. Retrieved on 2011-03-23.
- Dutch discus thrower Cadée hits 2011 world-lead, Smith returns. European Athletics (2011-04-30). Retrieved on 2011-04-30.
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