Ratingen, Germany - Arthur Abele took the Decathlon after steaming away in amazing style in the 1500 metres. He scored a massive personal best of 8269 points and gained automatic selection for the World Championships in Osaka.
Second placed Norman Müller collected 8244, while Jacob Minah, the leader from day one, finished third with 7998 just missing out on his first 8000 points.
Decathlon 2000 always used to be a huge inspiration and now I’m glad to be a part of the team here! It gives me an opportunity to discuss and write about the decathlon and to meet people with the same interests - Jessica Bullenkamp