Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's decathlon

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Men's decathlon
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
Venue Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Date 8 August 1984
9 August 1984
Competitors 26 from 18 nations
Winning result 8797 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Daley Thompson
 Great Britain
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jürgen Hingsen
 West Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Siegfried Wentz
 West Germany
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1988 →

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
Silver Jürgen Hingsen
 West Germany
Bronze Siegfried Wentz
 West Germany

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.  Ku Chin-shui (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

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