The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and field
events. ... Traditionally, all decathletes who finish the event, rather than just the
winner or medal winning athlete...
Decathlon events are: (first day) 100-metre dash, running long (broad) jump, ...
The table has been changed periodically to keep pace with improvements in
world records. ... in 1985 favoured the athlete who could score evenly in all 10
This is the men's ultimate all-round test, a 10-event contest covering the whole ...
each discipline and the overall winner is the man who accrues the most points.
Decathletes must contest ten separate events and have those performances ...
events and won gold medals in the first Olympic decathlon and pentathlon. ... The
Greeks created an all-around test, the pentathlon, for the ancient Olympic Games.
Jim Thorpe was dubbed “the world's greatest athlete” after winning the 1912 ...
The men's decathlon consists of ten events that are held on two consecutive days
Jul 27, 2011 ... Also includes the All-Around Event, which was the forerunner to the decathlon. ...
has annually ranked the top ten athletes in each standard Olympic track .... Also,
won the World Indoor heptathlon in 2001 and 2004 (along with ...
Dec 9, 2011 ... The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and field
events. ... the gold medal winner of the event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, ... The
Amateur Athletic Union held “all around events” from the 1880s ...
Access official Olympic photos, video clips, records and results for the top
Athletics medalists in the event decathlon men.
On this day in History, Bruce Jenner wins decathlon on Jul 30, 1976. ... With all of
Jenner's best events slated for the second day, though, Jenner knew he ... S.
Truman was enrolled as Medicare's first beneficiary and received the first
Jun 23, 2012 ... These are added, event by event, and the winner is the athlete with the ... each of
the ten individual decathlon events you would score about 12,500 points! ... The
simplest way of scoring this would be record all the throws and ...