Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's decathlon

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Athletics at the
1984 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
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
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
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 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. There were a total number of 26 participating athletes, with the competition starting on August 8, 1984 and ending on August 9, 1984.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Daley Thompson
Great Britain (GBR)
Silver  Jürgen Hingsen
West Germany (FRG)
Bronze  Siegfried Wentz
West Germany (FRG)

Abbreviations[edit]

DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Schedule[edit]

  • August 8, 1984
    1. 100 m
    2. Long Jump
    3. Shot Put
    4. High Jump
    5. 400 m
  • August 9, 1984
    1. 110 m hurdles
    2. Discus Throw
    3. Pole Vault
    4. Javelin Throw
    5. 1,500 m

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in points) prior to the 1984 Summer Olympics.

World Record 8832 West Germany Jürgen Hingsen Mannheim (FRG) June 9, 1984
Olympic Record 8618 United States Bruce Jenner Montreal (CAN) July 30, 1976

Daley Thompson set a new Olympic record with 8797 points.

Results[edit]

RANK FINAL RANKING POINTS
Med 1.png  Daley Thompson (GBR) 8797 OR
Med 2.png  Jürgen Hingsen (FRG) 8673
Med 3.png  Siegfried Wentz (FRG) 8412
4.  Guido Kratschmer (FRG) 8326
5.  William Motti (FRA) 8266
6.  John Crist (USA) 8130
7.  Jim Wooding (USA) 8091
8.  Dave Steen (CAN) 8047
9.  Georg Werthner (AUT) 8012
10.  Michele Rüfenacht (SUI) 7924
11.  Bradley McStravick (GBR) 7890
12.  Tim Bright (USA) 7862
13.  Patrick Vetterli (SUI) 7739
14.  Peter Hadfield (AUS) 7683
15.  Weng Kangqiang (CHN) 7662
16.  Guu Jin-Shoel (TPE) 7629
17.  Trond Skramstad (NOR) 7579
18.  Douglas Fernández (VEN) 7553
19.  Lee Fu-An (TPE) 7541
20.  Colin Boreham (GBR) 7485
21.  Manzour Salah (QAT) 6589
22.  Claudio Escauriza (PAR) 6546
23.  Fidel Solórzano (ECU) 6519
24.  Angel Díaz (GUA) 6342
25.  Vivian Coralie (MRI) 6084
26.  Albert Miller (FIJ) 5076

See also[edit]

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