Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's decathlon

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.[1]

Men's decathlon
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
Athletics pictogram.svg
Pictogram of athletics
VenuesOlympic Stadium
DatesSeptember 28-29
Competitors39 from 26 nations
Winning result8488
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Christian Schenk
 East Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Torsten Voss
 East Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Dave Steen
 Canada
← 1984
1992 →

MedalistsEdit

Gold Christian Schenk
  East Germany
Silver Torsten Voss
  East Germany
Bronze Dave Steen
  Canada

ScheduleEdit

September 28, 1988
  1. 100 m
  2. Long Jump
  3. Shot Put
  4. High Jump
  5. 400 m
September 29, 1988
  1. 110 m hurdles
  2. Discus Throw
  3. Pole Vault
  4. Javelin Throw
  5. 1,500 m

RecordsEdit

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.

ResultsEdit

  The highest mark recorded in each event is highlighted in yellow
Rank Athlete Nationality 100m LJ SP HJ 400m 110m H DT PV JT 1500m Points Notes
  Christian Schenk   East Germany 11.25 7.43 15.48 2.27 48.90 15.13 49.28 4.70 61.32 4:28.95 8488
  Torsten Voss   East Germany 10.87 7.45 14.97 1.97 47.71 14.46 44.36 5.10 61.76 4:33.02 8399
  Dave Steen   Canada 11.18 7.44 14.20 1.97 48.29 14.81 43.66 5.20 64.16 4:23.20 8328
4 Daley Thompson   Great Britain 10.62 7.38 15.02 2.03 49.06 14.72 44.80 4.90 64.04 4:45.11 8306
5 Christian Plaziat   France 10.83 7.62 13.58 2.12 48.34 14.18 43.06 4.90 52.18 4:34.07 8272
6 Alain Blondel   France 11.02 7.43 12.92 1.97 47.44 14.40 41.20 5.20 57.46 4:16.64 8268
7 Tim Bright   United States 11.18 7.05 14.12 2.06 49.34 14.39 41.68 5.70 61.60 4:51.20 8216
8 Robert de Wit   Netherlands 11.05 6.95 15.34 2.00 48.21 14.36 41.32 4.80 63.00 4:25.86 8189
9 Dave Johnson   United States 11.15 7.12 14.52 2.03 49.15 14.66 42.36 4.90 66.46 4:29.62 8180
10 Pavel Tarnavetskiy   Soviet Union 11.23 7.28 15.25 1.97 48.60 14.76 48.02 5.20 59.48 4:52.24 8167
11 Petri Keskitalo   Finland 10.94 7.56 15.34 1.97 49.94 14.25 41.86 4.80 66.64 4:55.89 8143
12 Beat Gähwiler   Switzerland 11.18 7.34 14.48 1.94 49.02 15.11 42.46 4.70 65.84 4:16.74 8114
13 Dezső Szabó   Hungary 11.02 7.29 12.92 2.06 48.23 14.96 39.54 5.00 56.80 4:17.85 8093
14 Mike Smith   Canada 10.99 7.37 13.61 1.97 47.83 14.70 43.88 4.30 66.54 4:28.97 8083
15 Simon Shirley   Australia 11.03 7.45 14.20 1.97 48.84 15.44 41.68 4.70 64.00 4:27.48 8036
16 Simon Poelman   New Zealand 11.09 7.08 14.51 2.03 49.89 14.78 43.20 4.90 57.18 4:28.54 8021
17 Mikael Olander   Sweden 11.46 6.75 16.07 2.00 51.28 16.06 50.66 4.80 72.80 5:02.42 7869
18 Uwe Freimuth   East Germany 11.57 7.00 15.60 1.94 49.84 15.04 46.66 4.90 60.20 4:46.04 7860
19 Lars Warming   Denmark 11.07 7.04 13.41 1.94 47.97 14.49 40.38 4.80 51.50 4:22.41 7859
20 Roman Hrabaň   Czechoslovakia 10.89 7.07 15.84 1.79 49.68 14.94 45.32 4.90 60.48 5:06.68 7781
21 Georg Werthner   Austria 11.52 7.36 13.93 1.94 49.99 15.64 38.82 4.60 67.04 4:26.42 7753
22 Christian Gugler   Switzerland 11.49 7.02 13.80 2.03 50.60 15.22 39.08 4.70 60.92 4:21.93 7745
23 Antonio Peñalver   Spain 11.38 7.08 14.31 2.00 50.24 14.97 46.34 4.40 55.68 4:32.68 7743
24 Alex Kruger   Great Britain 11.30 6.97 13.23 2.15 49.98 15.38 38.72 4.60 54.34 4:37.84 7623
25 Lee Fu-an   Chinese Taipei 11.00 7.23 13.15 2.03 49.73 14.96 38.06 4.50 52.82 4:45.57 7579
26 Santiago Mellado   El Salvador 11.33 6.83 11.63 2.06 48.37 15.39 37.52 4.60 55.42 4:30.07 7517 NR
27 Severin Moser   Switzerland 11.10 6.98 12.69 1.85 48.63 15.13 38.04 4.70 49.52 4:21.90 7502
28 Věroslav Valenta   Czechoslovakia 11.51 7.01 14.17 1.94 51.16 15.18 45.84 4.60 56.28 5:03.17 7442
29 Carlos O'Connell   Ireland 11.26 6.90 12.41 1.88 48.24 15.61 38.02 4.40 52.68 4:32.06 7310
30 Greg Richards   Great Britain 11.50 7.09 12.94 1.82 49.27 15.56 42.32 4.50 53.50 4:53.85 7237
31 Gong Guohua   China 11.43 6.22 13.98 1.91 51.25 15.88 46.18 4.60 57.84 4:54.99 7231
32 Albert Miller   Fiji 11.47 6.43 12.33 1.94 50.30 15.00 38.72 4.00 57.26 4:53.72 7231
33 Lee Gwang-ik   South Korea 11.57 7.19 10.27 1.91 50.71 16.20 34.36 4.10 54.94 4:29.98 7231
34 Dambar Kunwar   Nepal 12.12 5.83 9.71 1.71 52.32 17.05 27.10 2.80 39.10 4:41.24 5339
Valter Külvet   Soviet Union 11.31 7.14 15.29 2.00 50.62 DNS DNF
Gary Kinder   United States 11.31 7.00 14.89 1.97 51.79 DNS DNF
Fidel Solórzano   Ecuador 11.01 6.79 11.76 1.88 DNS DNF
Aleksandr Apaychev   Soviet Union DNF DNF
Jürgen Hingsen   West Germany DQ DNF

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Men's Decathlon". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 26 January 2018.

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