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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decathlon

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 athletes, do a round of honour together after the ...

decathlonusa.typepad.com/deca/history.html

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.

www.iaaf.org/disciplines/combined-events/decathlon

This is the men's ultimate all-round test, a 10-event contest covering the whole ... and he still remains the youngest ever winner of an Olympic decathlon medal.

www.britannica.com/sports/decathlon

Decathlon events are: (first day) 100-metre dash, running long (broad) jump, shot put, ... 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 events. ... American athlete, who won a gold medal in the decathlon at the 1960 ...

www.reference.com/sports-active-lifestyle/ten-events-make-up-decathlon-d0780de736f86eb2

The ten events that make up the decathlon are spread over two days and include the 100-meter ... How many Olympic medals has Bruce Jenner won? ... Competition for the women's all-around title began with the 1984 Olympics, when the ...

greatist.com/fitness/15-things-you-didnt-know-about-olympic-decathlon

Aug 1, 2012 ... Check out the decathlon, which has athletes testing their skills in 10 different ... At the end of all events, the athlete with the highest score wins.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/bruce-jenner-wins-decathlon

On this day in History, Bruce Jenner wins decathlon on Jul 30, 1976. ... trained with some of the world's best athletes in each of the 10 decathlon events. ... With all of Jenner's best events slated for the second day, though, Jenner knew he ... Truman was enrolled as Medicare's first beneficiary and received the first Medicare.

fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-scoring-for-the-decathlon-and-heptathlon-favors-running-over-throwing

Aug 17, 2016 ... All events have a C parameter (the exponent) between 1 and 2, ... The average top 10 decathlete/heptathlete generalist in running events performs at ... strength and skill in other events: The winner of the competition has often ...

grammarist.com/usage/decathlon-heptathlon-pentathlon-triathlon-and-biathlon

The decathlon is a summer sporting event that consists of ten track and field events ... The Olympic decathlon is a male event, the winner is often considered the unofficial ... All multi-event Olympic sports are derived from the Ancient Olympic ...