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 ...
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
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
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, ...
After placing 10th in the 1972 Olympic decathlon, Jenner won the 1974 AAU title
and in 1975 he ... Games, Age, City, Sport, Event, Team, NOC, Rank, Medal ...
Access official Olympic photos, video clips, records and results for the top
Athletics medalists in the event decathlon men.
Dec 9, 2011 ... The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and ...
Pentathlon competitions were held at the ancient GreekOlympics.
Media · Athlete Alumni. Combined Events Scoring. Field event marks should be
entered as metric marks only using the format 0.00. ... Men's Outdoor Decathlon ...
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 ...