Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's decathlon
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
Pictogram of athletics
|Competitors||39 from 26 nations|
|Athletics at the
1988 Summer Olympics
|100 m hurdles||women|
|110 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men||women|
|4×100 m relay||men||women|
|4×400 m relay||men||women|
|20 km walk||men|
|50 km walk||men|
These are the official results of the Men's Decathlon competition at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. There were a total number of 39 participating athletes, with five competitors who didn't finish the competition.
- September 28, 1988
- 100 m
- Long Jump
- Shot Put
- High Jump
- 400 m
- September 29, 1988
- 110 m hurdles
- Discus Throw
- Pole Vault
- Javelin Throw
- 1,500 m
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in points) prior to the 1988 Summer Olympics.
|World Record||8798(*)||8832(**)||Jürgen Hingsen||Mannheim (FRG)||June 9, 1984|
|8797(*)||8847(**)||Daley Thompson||Los Angeles (USA)||August 9, 1984|
|Olympic Record||8797(*)||8847(**)||Daley Thompson||Los Angeles (USA)||August 9, 1984|
(*) Originally score according to the 1962/1977 tables.
(**)Score according to the 1985 tables.
Thompson's mark was not a world record in 1984, but when the 1985 tables came into use, his mark became the record. They were both given credit to the world record.
- 1986 Men's European Championships Decathlon
- 1987 Men's World Championship Decathlon
- 1988 Hypo-Meeting
- 1990 Men's European Championships Decathlon