Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's decathlon

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Men's decathlon
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Venue Beijing National Stadium
Dates August 21–22
Competitors 40[1] from 27[1] nations
Winning points 8791
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Bryan Clay  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Andrei Krauchanka  Belarus
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Leonel Suárez  Cuba
← 2004
2012 →

The men's decathlon at the 2008 Summer Olympics took place between August 21 and 22, at the Beijing National Stadium.[2]

The qualifying standards were 8,000 points (A standard) and 7,700 points (B standard).[3]

Schedule[edit]

All times are China standard time (UTC+8)

Date Time Round
Thursday, 21 August 2008 9:20
11:00
13:10
19:10
22:00
100 metres
Long jump
Shot put
High jump
400 metres
Friday, 22 August 2008 09:00
10:05
12:55
19:00
21:40
110 metres hurdles
Discus throw
Pole vault
Javelin throw
1500 metres

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:

World record Czech Republic Roman Šebrle (CZE) 9026 points Götzis, Austria 27 May 2001
Olympic record  Roman Šebrle (CZE) 8893 points Athens, Greece 24 August 2004

Overall results[edit]

Key
  The highest mark recorded in each event is highlighted in yellow
Rank Athlete Country Overall points 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110 m H DT PV JT 1500 m
1st, gold medalist(s) Bryan Clay  United States 8791 989
10.44 s
1005
7.78 m
868
16.27 m
794
1.99 m
865
48.92 s
984
13.93 s
950
53.79 m
910
5.00 m
904
70.97 m
522
5:06.59 min
2nd, silver medalist(s) Andrei Krauchanka  Belarus 8551 870
10.96 s
962
7.61 m
752
14.39 m
906
2.11 m
943
47.30 s
948
14.21 s
758
44.58 m
910
5.00 m
741
60.23 m
761
4:27.47 min
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Leonel Suárez  Cuba 8527 (NR) 883
10.90 s
893
7.33 m
758
14.49 m
850
2.05 m
913
47.91 s
955
14.15 s
756
44.45 m
819
4.70 m
950
73.98 m
750
4:29.17 min
4 Romain Barras  France 8253 (SB) 804
11.26 s
833
7.08 m
816
15.42 m
767
1.96 m
837
49.51 s
948
14.21 s
770
45.17 m
910
5.00 m
819
65.40 m
749
4:29.29 min
5 Roman Šebrle  Czech Republic 8241 (SB) 814
11.21 s
980
7.68 m
776
14.78 m
906
2.11 m
836
49.54 s
885
14.71 s
777
45.50 m
849
4.80 m
797
63.93 m
621
4:49.63 min
6 Oleksiy Kasyanov  Ukraine 8238 (SB) 968
10.53 s
950
7.56 m
799
15.15 m
767
1.96 m
924
47.70 s
927
14.37 s
837
48.39 m
702
4.30 m
612
51.59 m
752
4:28.94 min
7 André Niklaus  Germany 8220 834
11.12 s
883
7.29 m
681
13.23 m
850
2.05 m
831
49.65 s
927
14.37 s
775
45.39 m
972
5.20 m
741
60.21 m
726
4:32.90 min
8 Maurice Smith  Jamaica 8205 894
10.85 s
823
7.04 m
795
15.09 m
794
1.99 m
911
47.96 s
964
14.08 s
889
50.91 m
790
4.60 m
611
51.52 m
734
4:31.62 min
9 Michael Schrader  Germany 8194 906
10.80 s
985
7.70 m
708
13.67 m
794
1.99 m
886
48.47 s
885
14.71 s
673
40.41 m
849
4.80 m
742
60.27 m
766
4:26.77 min
10 Mikk Pahapill  Estonia 8178 (PB) 827
11.15 s
823
7.04 m
750
14.36 m
906
2.11 m
774
50.90 s
910
14.51 s
857
49.35 m
849
4.80 m
845
67.07 m
637
4:47.03 min
11 Aleksey Drozdov  Russia 8154 856
11.02 s
869
7.23 m
867
16.26 m
822
2.02 m
744
51.56 s
789
15.51 s
817
47.43 m
941
5.10 m
777
62.57 m
672
4:41.34 min
12 Andres Raja  Estonia 8118 (PB) 885
10.89 s
883
7.29 m
777
14.79 m
767
1.96 m
862
48.98 s
967
14.06 s
661
39.83 m
849
4.80 m
846
67.16 m
621
4:49.60 min
13 Eugène Martineau  Netherlands 8055 819
11.19 s
859
7.19 m
715
13.78 m
794
1.99 m
815
49.99 s
882
14.73 s
748
44.09 m
819
4.70 m
911
71.44 m
693
4:37.96 min
14 Yordanis García  Cuba 7992 942
10.64 s
830
7.07 m
840
15.82 m
767
1.96 m
830
49.66 s
987
13.90 s
598
36.73 m
819
4.70 m
822
65.60 m
557
5:00.49 min
15 Mikalai Shubianok  Belarus 7906 (SB) 793
11.31 s
781
6.86 m
782
14.88 m
794
1.99 m
814
50.02 s
908
14.52 s
783
45.80 m
790
4.60 m
769
62.10 m
692
4:38.14 min
16 Aliaksandr Parkhomenka  Belarus 7838 797
11.29 s
811
6.99 m
820
15.49 m
740
1.93 m
782
50.71 s
842
15.06 s
772
45.27 m
819
4.70 m
807
64.60 m
648
4:45.17 min
17 Qi Haifeng  China 7835 (SB) 827
11.15 s
866
7.22 m
692
13.40 m
740
1.93 m
843
49.39 s
899
14.60 s
797
46.46 m
702
4.30 m
784
63.09 m
685
4:39.32 min
18 Massimo Bertocchi  Canada 7714 861
11.00 s
826
7.05 m
734
14.10 m
714
1.90 m
875
48.72 s
934
14.32 s
765
44.91 m
819
4.70 m
520
45.33 m
666
4:42.26 min
19 Jangy Addy  Liberia 7665 (NR) 915
10.76 s
905
7.38 m
784
14.91 m
740
1.93 m
885
48.51 s
935
14.31 s
711
42.30 m
673
4.20 m
626
52.50 m
491
5:12.22 min
20 Daniel Awde  Great Britain 7516 847
11.06 s
842
7.12 m
608
12.03 m
610
1.78 m
950
47.16 s
887
14.69 s
606
37.12 m
880
4.90 m
636
53.18 m
491
5:12.22 min
21 Hadi Sepehrzad  Iran 7483 878
10.92 s
767
6.80 m
852
16.02 m
714
1.90 m
780
50.75 s
894
14.64 s
877
50.32 m
617
4.00 m
582
49.56 m
522
5:06.67 min
22 Damjan Sitar  Slovenia 7336 814
11.21 s
874
7.25 m
631
12.41 m
850
2.05 m
810
50.10 s
846
15.03 s
649
39.25 m
617
4.00 m
548
47.23 m
697
4:37.37 min
23 Slaven Dizdarevič  Slovakia 7021 825
11.16 s
818
7.02 m
727
13.97 m
767
1.96 m
724
52.02 s
777
15.61 s
662
39.86 m
617
4.00 m
494
43.58 m
610
4:51.42 min
24 David Gómez  Spain 6876 834
11.12 s
778
6.85 m
703
13.58 m
636
1.81 m
849
49.27 s
897
14.61 s
668
40.17 m
0
NM
771
62.22 m
740
4:30.74 min
25 Mikko Halvari  Finland 6486 821
11.18 s
785
6.88 m
711
13.72 m
740
1.93 m
787
50.60 s
705
16.25 s
823
47.71 m
0
NM
665
55.11 m
449
5:20.26 min
N/A Gonzalo Barroilhet  Chile DNF 789
11.33 s
833
7.08 m
681
13.23 m
740
1.93 m
729
51.91 s
941
14.26 s
789
46.07 m
0
NM
DNS DNS
N/A Trey Hardee  United States DNF 970
10.52 s
990
7.72 m
697
13.49 m
850
2.05 m
921
47.75 s
949
14.20 s
737
43.55 m
0
NM
DNS DNS
N/A Jānis Karlivāns  Latvia DNF 782
11.36 s
876
7.26 m
780
14.85 m
661
1.84 m
742
51.61 s
816
15.28 s
757
44.54 m
DNS DNS DNS
N/A Alexey Sysoev  Russia DNF 854
11.03 s
760
6.77 m
816
15.42 m
906
2.11 m
782
50.71 s
0
DNF
DNS DNS DNS DNS
N/A Carlos Chinin  Brazil DNF 863
10.99 s
799
6.94 m
0
NM
794
1.99 m
851
49.21 s
DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS
N/A Pavel Andreev  Uzbekistan DNF 759
11.47 s
725
6.62 m
738
14.15 m
794
1.99 m
0
DNF
DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS
N/A Frédéric Xhonneux  Belgium DNF 771
11.41 s
799
6.94 m
728
13.99 m
714
1.90 m
0
DNF
DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS
N/A Victor Covalenco  Moldova DNF 677
11.87 s
697
6.50 m
694
13.44 m
636
1.81 m
0
DNF
DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS
N/A Arthur Abele  Germany DNF 883
10.90 s
691
6.47 m
701
13.55 m
714
1.90 m
DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS
N/A Hans van Alphen  Belgium DNF 799
11.28 s
709
6.55 m
781
14.86 m
661
1.84 m
DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS
N/A Vitaliy Smirnov  Uzbekistan DNF 740
11.56 s
0
NM
698
13.51 m
DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS
N/A Tom Pappas  United States DNF 834
11.12 s
913
7.41 m
DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS
N/A Attila Zsivoczky  Hungary DNF 679
11.86 s
0
NM
DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS
N/A Dmitriy Karpov  Kazakhstan DNF 685
11.83 s
DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS
DSQ Aleksandr Pogorelov  Russia 8328 845
11.07 s
903
7.37 m
884
16.53 m
878
2.08 m
773
50.91 s
915
14.47 s
871
50.04 m
910
5.00 m
798
64.01 m
551
5:01.56 min

References[edit]

Specific
  1. ^ a b "Athletics at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games: Men's Decathlon". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Olympic Athletics Competition Schedule". IAAF. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-04. 
  3. ^ "Entry Standards - The XXIX Olympic Games - Beijing, China - 8/24 August 2008". IAAF. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-04.