The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and field
events. ... an official Olympic event has been disputed. The modern decathlon
first appeared on the Olympic athletics...
It was introduced as a three-day event at the Olympic Games in 1912. Decathlon
events are: (first day) 100-metre dash, running long (broad) jump, shot put, high ...
Ashton Eaton's victory at the 2012 Olympics was the 13th decathlon gold medal
for the USA, who have been the most dominant nation in the event by a long way
What is Olympic Decathlon? Jim Thorpe was dubbed ... The men's decathlon
consists of ten events that are held on two consecutive days. The first day's
Points are awarded for each event with the overall winner having the most points.
The Decathlon as we know was not included in the Olympic Games until 1912, ...
Read this overview of the ten events, rules, nature, and practice of the decathlon.
Useful for athletes ... It is an Olympic multi-event sport for men. The women's ...
Aug 1, 2012 ... Think performing one Olympic event is difficult? ... The decathlon is a 10-event
spectacle featuring the pole vault, high jump, long jump, javelin, shot put, discus,
110-meter hurdles, 100-meter dash, ... Ten thousand is the goal.
Decathlon for Men at Olympics: Decathlon is a combined event consisting of ten
events-four track and six field events. The decathlon competition is held in two ...
Ten Events is a realistic simulation of the men's multi-events competitions .... of a
2011 decathlon meet in London, England featuring American Olympic gold ...
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.