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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Access official Olympic photos, video clips, records and results for the top
Athletics medalists in the event decathlon men.
Here is some basic information about each of the ten decathlon events: 100-
meter take-off 100 METERS This event measures basic ...
Feb 6, 2015 ... Bruce Jenner in one of his best decathlon events, throwing the javelin on the final
day of competition. He would go on to win gold and break the ...
Did you know? There is also a double decathlon, which exists, of course, of 20
events? The combined events for men are an Olympic discipline since 1904?
Competing in the Decathlon competition is the ultimate challenge for the male
and female athlete.