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The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and field events. The word decathlon is of Greek origin, from δέκα (déka, meaning "ten") ...


decathlon: athletic competition lasting two consecutive days in which contestants take part in 10 track-and-field events. It was introduced as a three-day event at ...


Decathlon. How it works. This is the men's ultimate all-round test, a 10-event contest covering the whole range of athletics disciplines spread over two days.


The ten events that make up the decathlon are spread over two days and include the 100-meter sprint, long jump, shot put, high jump and 400-meter run on the ...


Aug 1, 2012 ... Ten thousand is the goal. A perfect score in the decathlon is 1,000 points in each event for a cumulative score of 10,000 points. But don't be ...


Here is some basic information about each of the ten decathlon events: 100- meter take-off 100 METERS This event measures basic ...


Jun 23, 2012 ... The decathlon consists of ten track and field events spread over two days. It is the most physically demanding event for athletes. On day one ...

Apr 26, 2015 ... A story about the decathlon and the pressures that come from training for it. Follow me on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/ianianrockrock/


Competing in the Decathlon competition is the ultimate challenge for the male and female athlete.


Probably more details than you really wanted, but here goes. There are two ways that young ... 2008 Olympic silver medallist Hyleas Fountain is not just an elite heptathlete, but she is also one of the top ten long jumpers in the world.