1996 in the decathlon

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This page lists the World Best Year Performance in the year 1996 in the men's decathlon. One of the main events during this season were the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia, where the competition started on July 31, 1996, and ended on August 1, 1996.

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1996 season in track and field
World Record  Dan O'Brien (USA) 8891 September 5, 1992 France Talence, France

1996 World Year Ranking[edit]

Rank Points Athlete Venue Date Note
1 8824  Ken Koontz (USA) Atlanta, United States 1996-08-01
2 8706  Frank Busemann (GER) Atlanta, United States 1996-08-01 PB
3 8664  Tomáš Dvořák (CZE) Atlanta, United States 1996-08-01
4 8644  Steve Fritz (USA) Atlanta, United States 1996-08-01 PB
5 8626  Michael Smith (CAN) Götzis, Austria 1996-05-26 NR
6 8613  Eduard Hämäläinen (BLR) Atlanta, United States 1996-08-01
7 8546  Chris Huffins (USA) Atlanta, United States 1996-06-22
8 8543  Erki Nool (EST) Atlanta, United States 1996-08-01
9 8425  Robert Změlík (CZE) Talence, France 1996-09-15
10 8404  Ricky Barker (USA) College Station, United States 1996-03-15 PB
11 8393  Sébastien Levicq (FRA) Talence, France 1996-09-15
12 8345  Kip Janvrin (USA) Atlanta, United States 1996-06-22
13 8318  Ramil Ganiyev (UZB) Atlanta, United States 1996-08-01
14 8315  Lev Lobodin (RUS) Götzis, Austria 1996-05-26
15 8307  Antonio Peñalver (ESP) Atlanta, United States 1996-08-01
16 8282  Christian Plaziat (FRA) Atlanta, United States 1996-08-01
17 8274  Jón Arnar Magnússon (ISL) Atlanta, United States 1996-08-01
18 8256  Kamil Damašek (CZE) Lage, Germany 1996-06-16 PB
19 8253  Frank Müller (GER) Atlanta, United States 1996-08-01
20 8249  Sebastian Chmara (POL) Atlanta, United States 1996-08-01
21 8230  Michael Kohnle (GER) Bernhausen, Germany 1996-06-16
22 8227  Andrew Fucci (USA) Atlanta, United States 1996-06-22 PB
23 8216  Oleg Veretelnikov (UZB) Tashkent, Uzbekistan 1996-06-06
24 8210  Roman Šebrle (CZE) Prague, Czech Republic 1996-07-10
25 8189  Raúl Duany (CUB) Santiago de Cuba, Cuba 1996-02-10

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