1991 World Championships in Athletics – Men's decathlon

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Events at the
1991 World Championships
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
10 km walk women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

These are the official results of the Men's Decathlon competition at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. There were a total number of 27 participating athletes, excluding three non-starters, and the competition starting on Thursday August 29, 1991 and ending on Friday August 30, 1991.

Medalists[edit]

Gold United States Dan O'Brien
United States (USA)
Silver Canada Mike Smith
Canada (CAN)
Bronze Germany Christian Schenk
Germany (GER)

Schedule[edit]

  • Thursday August 29
    1. 100 m
    2. Long Jump
    3. Shot Put
    4. High Jump
    5. 400 m
  • Friday August 30
    1. 110 m hurdles
    2. Discus Throw
    3. Pole Vault
    4. Javelin Throw
    5. 1,500 m

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1991 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Daley Thompson (GBR) 8847 August 9, 1984 United States Los Angeles, United States
Event Record  Daley Thompson (GBR) 8714 August 13, 1983 Finland Helsinki, Finland
Season Best  Christian Plaziat (FRA) 8518 July 7, 1991 Netherlands Helmond, Netherlands
Broken records during the 1991 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Dan O'Brien (USA) 8812 August 30, 1991 Japan Tokyo, Japan
Season Best  Dan O'Brien (USA) 8812 August 30, 1991 Japan Tokyo, Japan

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL RANKING POINTS
Med 1.png  Dan O'Brien (USA) 8812 CR
Med 2.png  Mike Smith (CAN) 8549
Med 3.png  Christian Schenk (GER) 8394
4.  Robert Změlík (TCH) 8379
5.  Petri Keskitalo (FIN) 8318
6.  Simon Poelman (NZL) 8267
7.  Eduard Hämäläinen (URS) 8233
8.  Antonio Peñalver (ESP) 8200
9.  Christian Plaziat (FRA) 8122
10.  Thorsten Dauth (GER) 8069
11.  Beat Gähwiler (SUI) 8011
12.  Michael Kohnle (GER) 8000
13.  Alain Blondel (FRA) 7848
14.  Munehiro Kaneko (JPN) 7672
15.  Paul Scott (AUS) 7663
16.  Jan Trefny (SUI) 7610
17.  Lars Warming (DEN) 7529
18.  Sasa Karan (YUG) 7468
19.  Alper Kasapoğlu (TUR) 7211
20.  Rob Muzzio (USA) 7133
21.  Dave Johnson (USA) 6378
22.  Marco Baffi (ITA) 6209
 Mikhail Medved (URS) DNF
 Henrik Dagård (SWE) DNF
 Pedro da Silva (BRA) DNF
 Homelo Vi (TGA) DNF
 Dezső Szabó (HUN) DNF
 Fu-An Lee (TPE) DNS
 Anthony Brannen (GBR) DNS
 Viktor Radchenko (URS) DNS

See also[edit]

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