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...
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
It was introduced as a three-day event at the Olympic Games in 1912.... ...
Decathlon, athletic competition lasting two consecutive days in which contestants
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, ...
Aug 18, 2016 ... Ashton Eaton wins his second consecutive Olympic gold medal in the decathlon.
It is an Olympic multi-event sport for men. The women's counterpart is a seven-
event contest called "Heptathlon". Virtually all that we offer here about the ...
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 ...
Aug 16, 2016 ... Despite a tiny training budget for Rio, Jeremy Taiwo has been in pursuit of
champion Ashton Eaton in the decathlon since their college days.
Aug 17, 2016 ... But what exactly is the decathlon? The Olympic decathlon is made up of 10
events (in the order they are competed in): 100 meter race long ...
Aug 17, 2016 ... Canadian Damian Warner is in third place through four events in the men's
decathlon. Warner set an Olympic best time of 10.30 seconds in the ...