Jón Arnar Magnússon

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This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, not a family name; this person is properly referred to by the given name Jón Arnar.

Jón Arnar Magnússon (born July 28, 1969 in Selfoss) is a former decathlete from Iceland. He has won silver and bronze medals at world indoor championships, all in heptathlon, as decathlon is unsuitable for indoor contests. Magnússon is the Icelandic record holder at 100 m, 200 m, 110 m hurdles, long jump and decathlon.

Achievements[edit]

Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
1994 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 12th Decathlon
1995 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 5th Decathlon
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 3rd Heptathlon
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 3rd Heptathlon
Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 5th Decathlon
World Championships Athens, Greece DNF Decathlon
1998 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 3rd Decathlon
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 4th Decathlon
IAAF World Combined Events Challenge several places 2nd Decathlon
1999 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria DNF Decathlon
World Championships Seville, Spain DNF Decathlon
2000 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 9th Decathlon
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia DNF Decathlon
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 2nd Heptathlon
Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria DNF Decathlon
World Championships Edmonton, Canada DNF Decathlon
2002 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 6th Decathlon
European Championships Munich, Germany 4th Decathlon
2003 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 3rd Decathlon
World Championships Paris, France DNF Decathlon
2004 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria DNF Decathlon

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