1983 World Championships in Athletics – Men's decathlon

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Events at the
1983 World Championships
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 1983 World Championships in Helsinki, Finland. There were a total number of 25 participating athletes, including seven non-finishers. The competition was held from August 12 to August 13, 1983.

Medalists[edit]

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

Schedule[edit]

Friday August 12
  1. 100 m
  2. Long Jump
  3. Shot Put
  4. High Jump
  5. 400 m
Saturday August 13
  1. 110 m hurdles
  2. Discus Throw
  3. Pole Vault
  4. Javelin Throw
  5. 1,500 m

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1983 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Jürgen Hingsen (FRG) 8779 June 5, 1983 West Germany Filderstadt-Bernhausen, West Germany
Event Record New Event
Season Best  Jürgen Hingsen (FRG) 8779 June 5, 1983 West Germany Filderstadt-Bernhausen, West Germany

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
1st, gold medalist(s)  Daley Thompson (GBR) 10.60 7.88 15.35 2.03 48.12 14.37 44.46 5.10 65.24 4:29.72 8666
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Jurgen Hingsen (FRG) 10.95 7.75 15.66 2.00 48.08 14.36 43.30 4.90 67.42 4:21.59 8561
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Siegfried Wentz (FRG) 10,94 7.24 15.11 2.00 48.09 14.13 44.98 4.70 75.08 4:28.52 8478
4  Uwe Freimuth (GDR) 11.05 7.43 15.25 2.00 48.23 14.89 48.64 4.80 70.48 4:28.61 8433
5  Stephan Niklaus (SUI) 10.96 7.06 14.88 2.03 48.12 15.06 48.74 4.20 73.94 4:49.35 8212
6  Aleksandr Nevskiy (URS) 11.07 7.20 14.90 2.00 49.35 14.63 49.08 4.20 64.50 4:19.90 8201
7  Torsten Voss (GDR) 10.69 7.48 14.12 2.03 48.02 14.49 38.10 4.60 60.08 4:31.19 8167
8  Steffen Grummt (GDR) 11.18 7.26 16.14 1.91 48.97 14.61 46.98 4.50 64.54 4:32.56 8149
9  Guido Kratschmer (FRG) 10.86 7.35 14.99 1.94 48.61 14.29 46.56 4.60 52.24 4:36.43 8096
10  Dariusz Ludwig (POL) 11.17 7.29 13.77 2.00 49.84 15.33 43.90 4.70 62.00 4:26.05 7982
11  Trond Skramstad (NOR) 11.20 6.90 13.53 2.00 49.13 14.90 38.18 4.50 59.78 4:18.18 7827
12  Robert de Wit (NED) 11.36 6.70 12.73 1.97 49.46 14.76 42.28 4.60 59.70 4:18.92 7769
13  Martin Machura (TCH) 11.17 7.27 14.45 2.00 50.24 16.23 48.08 4.40 56.28 4:56.76 7639
14  Conny Silfver (SWE) 11.41 6.64 14.80 1.91 51.55 15.00 41.70 4.40 60.08 4:36.94 7527
15  Thrainn Hafsteinsson (ISL) 11.73 6.53 13.80 1.82 50.47 15.81 48.58 4.10 56.28 4:22.72 7356
16  Joško Vlašić (YUG) 11.55 6.99 13.33 1.85 51.01 15.01 39.28 4.00 58.46 4:29.25 7329
17  Angel Díaz (GUA) 11.65 6.37 8.98 1.91 52.01 16.15 25.70 3.50 50.90 4:29.42 6239
18  Niulolo Pelesikoti (TGA) 11.80 6.47 10.76 1.67 53.13 16.65 33.70 3.40 NM 5:08.32 5332
 Harri Sundell (FIN) 11.11 7.23 13.95 2.06 49.49 14.72 42.10 4.30 NM DNS DNF
 Claudio Escauriza (PAR) 11.41 6.77 13.23 1.85 52.98 17.77 38.74 4.00 DNS DNF
 John Crist (USA) 11.42 6.76 12.89 1.88 51.67 DNF 42.02 DNS DNF
 Konstantin Akhapkin (URS) 11.02 7.44 13.73 1.94 49.43 DNF DNS DNF
 Grigoriy Degtyaryev (URS) 11.01 7.41 15.03 NM DNS DNF
 Mark Anderson (USA) 11.39 6.83 13.61 DNS DNF
 Bacha Ahmed Mahour (ALG) 11.64 6.69 NM DNS DNF

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