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.... ... a fifth
introduced in 1985 favoured the athlete who could score evenly in all 10 events.
The ten events that make up the decathlon are spread over two days and include
the ... As of 2014, the youngest man to take the Olympic decathlon title is Bob ...
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
Access official Olympic photos, video clips, records and results for the top
Athletics medalists in the event decathlon men.
Feb 6, 2015 ... He did it with a record point total and a remarkable final burst of energy in the
most enervating of the 10 events, the 1500 meters.
Read this overview of the ten events, rules, nature, and practice of the decathlon.
Useful for athletes ... It is an Olympic multi-event sport for men. The women's ...
Facts, figures and trivia about the Decathlon at the Olympic Games. ... The
decathlon comprises 10 events, held over two consecutive days. Points are
Details about the various track and field events in the sport of athletics. ... The
decathlon includes ten events in the following order, for the first day: 100m, ... The
marathon was originally conceived as a race for the 1896 Olympics in Athens, ...
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 ...