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Brianne Theisen-Eaton makes Canadian heptathlon history

Canada's Brianne Theisen-Eaton won the silver medal in the heptathlon Tuesday in Moscow, becoming the first Canadian to land on a world championship podium in the event.

Won silver at world championships

Brianne Theisen-Eaton becomes the first Canadian woman to medal in the heptathlon. 2:29

Canada's Brianne Theisen-Eaton won the silver medal in the heptathlon Tuesday at the world track and field championships in Moscow.

The Humboldt, Sask., native's gave Canada its second medal of the world championships (Damian Warner won bronze in the decathlon). It also made Theisen-Eaton the first Canadian to land on a world championship podium in the heptathlon — a seven-discipline test that's essentially the women's version of the 10-stage decathlon.

Theisen-Eaton, who is married to Olympic and world decathlon champion Ashton Eaton, shares her thoughts on her big day with CBC Sports' Peter Armstrong in the video above.

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