Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's decathlon

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Men's decathlon
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Dates August 5 & August 6
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    France
Bronze medal    United States
«1936 1952»
Athletics at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
10 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
Decathlon men

The men's decathlon event at the 1948 Olympic Games took place between August 5 & August 6. Bob Mathias of the United States won with a points total of 7139.

Results[edit]

100 metres[edit]

Long jump[edit]

Shot put[edit]

High jump[edit]

400 metres[edit]

110 metre hurdles[edit]

Discus throw[edit]

Pole vault[edit]

Javelin throw[edit]

1500 metres[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Points Adjusted points Notes
1 Bob Mathias United States 7139 6628
2 Ignace Heinrich France 6974 6559
3 Floyd Simmons United States 6950 6531
4 Enrique Kistenmacher Argentina 6929 6542
5 Erik Andersson Sweden 6877 6486
6 Peter Mullins Australia 6739 6334
7 Per Eriksson Sweden 6731 6391
8 Irving Mondschein United States 6715 6331
9 Edward Adamczyk Poland 6712 6336
10 Godtfred Holmvang Norway 6663 6324
11 Per Stavem Norway 6552 6153
12 Örn Clausen Iceland 6444 6110
13 Yrjö Mäkelä Finland 6421 6064
14 Pierre Sprécher France 6401 6136
15 Kjell Tånnander Sweden 6325 6017
16 Wacław Kuźmicki Poland 6153 5898
17 Hannes Sonck Finland 6142 5883
18 Davorin Marčelja Yugoslavia 6141 5851
19 Witold Gerutto Poland 6106 5756
20 Hernán Figueroa Chile 6026 5786
20 Hércules Azcune Uruguay 6026 5781
22 Jacques Crétaine France 5829 5604
23 Fritz Nüssbaum Switzerland 5808 5641
24 Mario Recordón Chile 5730 5582
25 Lionel Fournier Canada 5590 5453
26 Albert Dayer Belgium 5586 5349
27 Oskar Gerber Switzerland 5558 5403
28 Sayed Moukhtar Egypt 5031 5000
Baldev Singh India DNF
Josef Seger Liechtenstein DNF
Oto Rebula Yugoslavia DNF
Eduardo Julve Peru DNF
René Kremer Luxembourg DNF
Gebhard Büchel Liechtenstein DNF
Armin Scheurer Switzerland DNF

Key: DNF = Did not finish

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