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Decathlon - Wikipedia


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...

What Is the Olympic Decathlon? A Brief Overview - Track & Field


The difference between Decathlon and Heptathlon and a summary of the events, the event rules, equipment and venue.

decathlon | athletics | Britannica.com


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 ...

What are the 10 events in Rio Olympics 2016 decathlon? | AL.com


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 ...

Rio 2016 Olympic Games - Track and Field - Men's Decathlon


Aug 18, 2016 ... Rio 2016 Olympic Games. ... Track feed: evening 13 · Ashton Eaton receives second decathlon gold medal Play. Track and Field ...

Decathlon - NBC Olympics


Aug 17, 2016 ... With two events remaining, the javelin throw and the 1500m, it looked as if Eaton would have a chance to break his own decathlon world record ...

Men's Decathlon - Rio 2016


Medal - Mayer, Kevin, Eaton, Ashton, Warner, Damian - Athletics - France, United States, Canada - Men's Decathlon - Men's Decathlon 1500m - Heat 1 - Olympic ...

Olympic Decathlon Rivalry: Two Roads to 10 Events - WSJ


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.

Rio 2016: What is a pentathlon? How many events are there ...


Aug 19, 2016 ... Baron de Coubertin, creator of the modern Olympic Games, invented the modern pentathlon to honour the historic competition at climax of the ...

Decathlon for Men, Track and Field Athletics, 2016 Rio Olympics


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 ...

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What are the ten events that make up the decathlon? | Reference.com


The decathlon made its first Olympic appearance at the 1912 Games in Stockholm. This men's event challenges competitors to perform at their best in a wide ...

Decathlon | iaaf.org


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  ...

Ashton Eaton wins decathlon gold in Rio: Event results at 2016 ...


Aug 18, 2016 ... Ashton Eaton wins his second consecutive Olympic gold medal in the decathlon.