Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's decathlon

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Athletics at the
1996 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
5000 m men women
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 women
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
Wheelchair races

These are the official results of the men's decathlon at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Dan O'Brien
United States (USA)
Silver  Frank Busemann
Germany (GER)
Bronze  Tomáš Dvořák
Czech Republic (CZE)

Schedule[edit]

  • July 31
    1. 100 m
    2. Long Jump
    3. Shot Put
    4. High Jump
    5. 400 m
  • August 1
    1. 110 m hurdles
    2. Discus Throw
    3. Pole Vault
    4. Javelin Throw
    5. 1,500 m

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1996 Summer Olympics
World Record  Dan O'Brien (USA) 8891 September 5, 1992 France Talence, France
Olympic Record  Daley Thompson (GBR) 8847 [1] August 9, 1984 United States Los Angeles, United States
  1. ^ Score according to the 1985 tables

Results[edit]

  The highest mark recorded in each event is highlighted in yellow
Rank Athlete Decathlon Points
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1  Dan O'Brien (USA) 10,50 7.57 15.66 2.07 46,82 13,87 48.78 5.00 66.90 4.45,89 8824
2  Frank Busemann (GER) 10,60 8.07 13.60 2.04 48,34 13,47 45.04 4.80 66.86 4.31,41 8706
3  Tomáš Dvořák (CZE) 10,64 7.60 15.82 1.98 48,29 13,79 46.28 4.70 70.16 4.31,25 8664
4  Steve Fritz (USA) 10,90 7.77 15.31 2.04 50,13 13,97 49.84 5.10 65.70 4.38,26 8644
5  Eduard Hämäläinen (BLR) 10,85 7.48 16.32 1.98 46,91 13,95 49.62 5.00 57.66 4.34,68 8613
6  Erki Nool (EST) 10,65 7.88 14.01 2.01 47,26 15,03 42.98 5.40 65.48 4.43,36 8543
7  Robert Změlík (CZE) 10,83 7.64 13.53 1.95 49,55 14,17 43.44 5.40 67.20 4.38,45 8422
8  Ramil Ganiyev (UZB) 10,84 7.61 14.71 2.13 49,14 14,88 44.86 5.20 53.70 4.42,74 8318
9  Antonio Peñalver (ESP) 10,95 7.27 16.91 2.07 50,41 14,35 48.92 4.70 57.08 4.37,71 8307
10  Chris Huffins (USA) 10,47 7.49 15.57 2.04 48,83 14,10 48.72 4.70 60.62 5.14,36 8300
11  Christian Plaziat (FRA) 10,85 7.82 14.85 2.04 49,07 14,52 45,34 4.90 52.18 4.35,00 8282
12  Jón Arnar Magnússon (ISL) 10,67 7.28 15.52 1.95 47,17 14,22 43.78 4.80 61.10 4.46,97 8274
13  Michael Smith (CAN) 11,08 7.47 16.97 1.95 51,97 14,78 49.54 5.00 64.34 4.43,81 8271
14  Frank Müller (GER) 10,95 7.25 14.69 1.95 49,05 14,86 45.90 5.10 66.10 4.37,50 8253
15  Sebastian Chmara (POL) 11,28 7.75 14.51 2.10 48,75 14,59 42.60 4.90 54.84 4.26,96 8249
16  Kamil Damašek (CZE) 10,86 7.22 15.51 2.01 47,35 14,94 42.66 4.90 55.84 4.26,86 8229
17  Sébastien Levicq (FRA) 11,17 7.16 14.05 1.92 50,55 14,50 45.00 5.40 64.42 4.29,50 8192
18  Marcel Dost (NED) 10,87 7.21 13.91 1.95 48,19 14,52 41.92 5.20 57.76 4.38,81 8111
19  Francisco Javier Benet (ESP) 10,95 7.30 13.91 1.98 48,67 14,36 44.30 4.80 59.44 4.36,04 8107
20  Dirk-Achim Pajonk (GER) 10,67 7.50 14.46 1.95 48,81 14,79 41.94 4.50 54.16 4.21,62 8045
21  Jack Rosendaal (NED) 11,24 7.33 13.59 2.07 50,93 14,46 41.24 4.70 63.80 4.25,98 8035
22  Vitaliy Kolpakov (UKR) 11,15 7.53 14.33 2.07 48,12 14,30 45.66 4.80 53.58 5.05,41 8025
23  Rojs Piziks (LAT) 11,40 6.86 14.60 2.16 51,48 15,20 45.90 5.00 58.40 4.30,88 7994
24  Doug Pirini (NZL) 10,89 7.33 14.75 1.89 48,56 14,88 45.34 4.60 58.02 4.39,09 7961
25  Eugenio Balanque (CUB) 10,71 6.36 14.11 1.89 47,46 14,07 41.64 4.70 59.92 4.38,97 7873
26  Raúl Duany (CUB) 11,20 7.30 13.78 2.07 50,50 14,84 38.56 4.40 62.86 4.35,59 7802
27  Zsolt Kürtösi (HUN) 11,09 7.05 14.29 2.01 50,43 14,64 43.22 4.60 54.80 4.43,21 7755
28  Philipp Huber (SUI) 11,06 7.15 13.34 1.86 48,72 15,08 43.42 4.60 51.96 4.18,15 7743
29  Alper Kasapoğlu (TUR) 11,07 7.22 12.89 1.92 49,61 14,55 40.64 4.80 45.24 4.38,69 7575
30  Beniamino Poserina (ITA) 11,05 6.89 1.98 49,52 14,68 43.42 4.80 56.78 4.58,28 7013
31  Nikolay Afanasyev (RUS) 11,44 6.74 13.38 1.98 50,83 14.79 43.08 55.12 4.41,00 6711
 Indrek Kaseorg (EST) 11,40 7.26 13.11 2.07 49,03 14,53 39.46 DNF
 Lev Lobodin (UKR) 10,85 7.35 15.57 1.95 48.96 DNF
 Oleg Veretelnikov (UZB) 11,06 7.24 12.66 1.95 49,65 DNF
 Scott Ferrier (AUS) 11,26 6.61 12.57 DNF
 Victor Houston (BAR) 10,76 7.53 11.97 DNF
 Peter Winter (AUS) 10,85 13.43 DNF
 Alex Kruger (GBR) 11,38 6.55 DNF
 Andrei Nazarov (EST) 11,04 DNF
 Dezső Szabó (HUN) 10,94 DNF

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