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Decathlon’s World Record progression (1)

June 24, 2012
The World Records which were officially ratified by the IAAF

See also the decathlon’s marks before IAAF era.

1920 point table
Points Athlete Nat. Results Venue
7485.610 Aleksander Kolmpere EST 12,3 - 6.59 - 12.92 - 1.75 - 55,0 -
17,0 - 39.64 - 3.40 - 62.20 - 5.11,3
Helsinki 1922
7710.275 Harold Osborn USA 11,2 - 6.92 - 11.43 - 1.97 - 53,2 -
16,0 - 34.51 - 3.50 - 46.69 - 4.50,0
Paris 1924
7820.930 Paavo Yrjölä FIN 11,8 - 6.54 - 13.97 - 1.85 - 52,4
16,9 - 37.31 - 3.30 - 56.70 - 4.41,1
Viipuri 1926
7995.190 Paavo Yrjölä FIN 11,7 - 6.73 - 14.27 - 1.85 - 52,8 -
16,8 - 40.76 - 3.20 - 57.40 - 4.41,8
Helsinki 1927
8053.290 Paavo Yrjölä FIN 11,8 - 6.72 - 14.11 - 1.87 - 53,2 -
16,6 - 42.09 - 3.30 - 55.70 - 4.44,0
Amsterdam 1928
8255.475 Akilles Järvinen FIN 11,1 - 6.89 - 13.14 - 1.80 - 50,0 -
15,4 - 36.47 - 3.60 - 58.15 - 4.54,2
Viipuri 1930
8462.235 James Bausch USA 11,7 - 6.95 - 15.32 - 1.70 - 54,2 -
16,2 - 44.58 - 4.00 - 61.91 - 5.17,0
Los Angeles 1932
8790.460 Hans-Heinrich Sievert GER 11,1 - 7.48 - 15.31 - 1.80 - 52,2 -
15,8 - 47.23 - 3.43 - 58.32 - 4.58,8
Hamburg 1934
1934 point table
Points Athlete Nat. Results Venue
7900 Glenn Morris USA 11,1 - 6.97 - 14.10 - 1.85 - 49,4 -
14,9 - 43.02 - 3.50 - 54.52 - 4.33,2
Berlin 1936
8042 Robert Mathias USA 10,9 - 7.09 - 14.48 - 1.85 - 51,0 -
14,7 - 44.62 - 3.98 - 55.59 - 5.05,1
Tulare 1950
1950 point table
Points Athlete Nat. Results Venue
7887 Robert Mathias USA 10,9 - 6.98 - 15.30 - 1.90 - 50,2 -
14,7 - 46.89 - 4.00 - 59.21 - 4.50,8
Helsinki 1952
7985 Rafer Johnson USA 10,5 - 7.49 - 13.80 - 1.85 - 49,7 -
14,5 - 47.20 - 3.87 - 59.09 - 5.01,5
Kingsburg 1955
8014 Vasili Kuznetsov URS 11,0 - 7.30 - 14.49 - 1.75 - 49,1 -
14,5 - 47.50 - 4.00 - 66.16 - 4.50,0
Krasnodar 1958
8302 Rafer Johnson USA 10,6 - 7.17 - 14.69 - 1.80 - 48,2 -
14,9 - 49.06 - 3.95 - 72.59 - 5.05,0
Moskva 1958
8357 Vasili Kuznetsov URS 10,7 - 7.35 - 14.68 - 1.89 - 49,2 -
14,7 - 49.94 - 4.20 - 65.06 - 5.04,6
Moskva 1959
8683 Rafer Johnson USA 10,6 - 7.55 - 15.85 - 1.78 - 48,6 -
14,5 - 51.98 - 3.97 - 71.09 - 5.09,9
Eugene 1960
9121 Yang Chuan-kwang TPE 10,7 - 7.17 - 13.22 - 1.92 - 47,7 -
14,0 - 40.99 - 4.84 - 71.75 - 5.02,4
Walnut 1963
1964 point table
Points Athlete Nat. Results Venue
8230 Russell Hodge USA 10,5 - 7.51 - 17.25 - 1.85 - 48,9 -
15,2 - 50.44 - 4.10 - 64.49 - 4.40,4
Los Angeles 1966
8319 Kurt Bendlin FRG 10,6 - 7.55 - 14.50 - 1.84 - 47,9 -
14,8 - 46.31 - 4.10 - 74.85 - 4.19,4
Heidelberg 1967
8417 William Toomey USA 10,3 - 7.76 - 14.38 - 1.93 - 47,1 -
14,3 - 46.49 - 4.27 - 65.74 - 4.39,4
Los Angeles 1969
8454 Nikolai Avilov URS 11,00 - 7.68 - 14.36 - 2.12 - 48,45 -
14,31 - 46.98 - 4.55 - 61.66 - 4.22,82
München 1972
8524 Bruce Jenner USA 10,7 - 7.17 - 15.25 - 2.01 - 49,03 -
14,84 - 50.00 - 4.70 - 65.52 - 4.16,6
Eugene 1975
8617 Bruce Jenner USA 10,94 - 7.22 - 15.35 - 2.03 - 47,51 -
14,84 - 50.04 - 4.80 - 68.52 - 4.12,61
Montreal 1976
8622 Daley Thompson GBR 10,55 - 7.22 - 14.46 - 2.11 - 48,04 -
14,37 - 42.98 - 4.90 - 65.38 - 4.25,49
Götzis 1980
8649 Guido Kratschmer FRG 10,58 - 7.80 - 15.47 - 2.00 - 48,04 -
13,92 - 45.52 - 4.60 - 66.50 - 4.24,15
Bernhausen 1980
8704 Daley Thompson GBR 10,50 - 7.95 - 15.31 - 2.08 - 46,86 -
14,31 - 44.34 - 4.90 - 60.52 - 4.30,55
Götzis 1982
8723 Jürgen Hingsen FRG 10,74 - 7.85 - 16.00 - 2.15 - 47,65 -
14,64 - 44.92 - 4.60 - 63.10 - 4.15,13
Ulm 1982
8743 Daley Thompson GBR 10,51 - 7.80 - 15.44 - 2.03 - 47,11 -
14,39 - 45.48 - 5.00 - 63.56 - 4.23,71
Athens 1982
8779 Jürgen Hingsen FRG 10,92 - 7.74 - 15.94 - 2.15 - 47,89 -
14,10 - 46.90 - 4.70 - 67.26 - 4.19,74
Bernhausen 1983
8798 Jürgen Hingsen FRG 10,70 - 7.76 - 16.42 - 2.07 - 48,05 -
14,07 - 49.36 - 4.90 - 59.86 - 4.19,75
Mannheim 1984
1985 point table
Points Athlete Nat. Results Venue
8847 Daley Thompson GBR 10,44 - 8.01 - 15.72 - 2.03 - 46,97 -
14,33 - 46.56 - 5.00 - 65.24 - 4.35,00
Los Angeles 1984
8891 Dan O'Brien USA 10,43 - 8.08 - 16.69 - 2.07 - 48,51 -
13,98 - 48.56 - 5.00 - 62.58 - 4.42,10
Talence 1992
8994 Tomaš Dvorak CZE 10,54 - 7.90 - 16.78 - 2.04 - 48,08 -
13,73 - 48.33 - 4.90 - 72.32 - 4.37,20
Prague 1999
9026 Roman Šebrle CZE 10,64 - 8.11 - 15.33 - 2.12 - 47,79 -
13,92 - 47.92 - 4.80 - 70.16 - 4.21,98
Götzis 2001
9039 Ashton Eaton USA 10,21 - 8.23 - 14.20 - 2.05 - 46,70 -
13,70 - 42.81 - 5.30 - 58.87 - 4.14,48
Eugene 2012

Comments (1)

eierluke wrote on June 19, 2011
What happened with the mark of 7880 pts, Glen Morris set during the olympic trials 1936?
"1936 Glenn Morris unat, Silma, -ex Colo State 7880 WR 7213", source: http://decathlonusa.typepad.com/files/2009-usatf-d...
(The IAAF however does not have this result in its official WR lists as well)
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