The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and field
events. ... Pentathlon competitions were held at the ancient Greek Olympics.
It was introduced as a three-day event at the Olympic Games in 1912.... ... a fifth
introduced in 1985 favoured the athlete who could score evenly in all 10 events.
Facts, figures and trivia about the Decathlon at the Olympic Games. ... The
decathlon comprises 10 events, held over two consecutive days. Points are
Feb 6, 2015 ... He did it with a record point total and a remarkable final burst of energy in the
most enervating of the 10 events, the 1500 meters.
The ten events that make up the decathlon are spread over two days and include
the ... As of 2014, the youngest man to take the Olympic decathlon title is Bob ...
Dec 9, 2011 ... The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and ...
Pentathlon competitions were held at the ancient GreekOlympics.
This is the men's ultimate all-round test, a 10-event contest covering the whole ...
in 1911, with the inaugural Olympic Games decathlon – famously won by the ...
Jim Thorpe was dubbed “the world's greatest athlete” after winning the 1912
Olympic decathlon. His successors inherit that title by competing in 10 events in a
Aug 1, 2012 ... Think performing one Olympic event is difficult? Check out the decathlon, which
has athletes testing their skills in 10 different competitions.
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