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Definition of Decathlon

Decathlon

  1. In the modern Olympic Games, a composite contest consisting of a 100-meter run, a broad jump, putting the shot, a running high-jump, a 400-meter run, throwing the discus, a 100-meter hurdle race, pole vaulting, throwing the javelin, and a 1500-meter run.

Decathlon Quotations

Sometimes you have to resist working on your strengths in favour of your weaknesses. The decathlon requires a wide range of skills.
Daley Thompson

It took me time to realize that the men who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon are just men, just like me.
Dan O'Brien

If you're going to dedicate every second to winning the decathlon, what are you doing wasting your time in bed?
Bruce Jenner

And there is such a thing as a decathlon high. It's like a rock rolling down hill, picking up momentum. You get better and better.
Dan O'Brien

The decathlon takes so long to learn that people who are good athletes don't want to go back to the beginning again.
Daley Thompson
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Decathlon Translations

decathlon in German is Zehnkampf
decathlon in Swedish is tiokamp

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