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Decathlon Olympic Medalists

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The gold, silver, and bronze medal winners in the decathlon from the Summer Olympic games.

* Jim Thorpe was disqualified for a breach of amateur rules, but was reinstated – as co-champion – in 1982.

  • 1912
    GOLD *Jim Thorpe, USA 8412.955
    GOLD Hugo Wieslander, SWE 7724.495
    SILVER Charles Lomberg, SWE 7413.510
    BRONZE Gösta Holmer, SWE 7347.855

  • 1920
    GOLD Helge Løvland, NOR 6804.355
    SILVER Brutus Hamilton, USA 6771.085
    BRONZE Bertil Ohlsson, SWE 6580.03

  • 1924
    GOLD Harold Osborn, USA 7710.775
    SILVER Emerson Norton, USA 7350.895
    BRONZE Aleksander Klumberg, EST 7329.36

  • 1928
    GOLD Paavo Yrjölä, FIN 8053.29
    SILVER Akilles Järvinen, FIN 7931.5
    BRONZE Ken Doherty, USA 7706.65

  • 1932
    GOLD Jim Bausch, USA 8462.235
    SILVER Akilles Järvinen, FIN 8292.48
    BRONZE Wolrad Eberle, GER 8030.805

  • 1936
    GOLD Glenn Morris, USA 7900
    SILVER Bob Clark, USA 7601
    BRONZE Jack Parker, USA 7275

  • 1948
    GOLD Bob Mathias, USA 7139
    SILVER Ignace Heinrich, FRA 6974
    BRONZE Floyd Simmons, USA 6950

  • 1952
    GOLD Bob Mathias, USA 7887
    SILVER Milt Campbell, USA 6975
    BRONZE Floyd Simmons, USA 6788

  • 1956
    GOLD Milt Campbell, USA 7937
    SILVER Rafer Johnson, USA 7587
    BRONZE Vasiliy Kuznetsov, URS 7465

  • 1960
    GOLD Rafer Johnson, USA 8392
    SILVER Yang Chuan-Kwang, TPE 8334
    BRONZE Vasiliy Kuznetsov, URS 7809

  • 1964
    GOLD Willi Holdorf, FRG 7887
    SILVER Rein Aun, URS 7842
    BRONZE Hans-Joachim Walde, GER 7809

  • 1968
    GOLD Bill Toomey, USA 8193
    SILVER Hans-Joachim Walde, GER 8111
    BRONZE Kurt Bendlin, FRG 8064

  • 1972
    GOLD Mykola Avilov, URS 8454
    SILVER Leonid Litvinenko, URS 8035
    BRONZE Ryszard Katus, POL 7984

  • 1976
    GOLD Bruce Jenner, USA 8618
    SILVER Guido Kratschmer, FRG 8411
    BRONZE Mykola Avilov, URS 8369

  • 1980
    GOLD Daley Thompson, GBR 8495
    SILVER Yuriy Kutsenko, URS 8331
    BRONZE Sergey Zhelanov, URS 8135

  • 1984
    GOLD Daley Thompson, GBR 8798
    SILVER Jϋrgen Hingsen, FRG 8673
    BRONZE Siegfried Wentz, FRG 8412

  • 1988
    GOLD Christian Schenk, GDR 8488
    SILVER Torsten Voss, GDR 8399
    BRONZE Dave Steen, CAN 8328

  • 1992
    GOLD Robert Zmelik, CZE 8611
    SILVER Antonio Peñalver, ESP 8412
    BRONZE Dave Johnson, USA 8309

  • 1996
    GOLD Dan O’Brien, USA 8824
    SILVER Frank Busemann, GER 8706
    BRONZE Tomás Dvorák, CZE 8664

  • 2000
    GOLD Erki Nool, EST 8641
    SILVER Román Sebrle, CZE 8606
    BRONZE Chris Huffins, USA 8595

  • 2004
    GOLD Román Sebrle, CZE 8893
    SILVER Bryan Clay, USA 8820
    BRONZE Dmitriy Karpov, KAZ 8725

  • 2008
    GOLD Bryan Clay, USA 8791
    SILVER Andrei Krauchanka, BLR 8551
    BRONZE Leonel Suárez, CUB 8527


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