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Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's decathlon

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

Men's decathlon
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
VenueBeijing National Stadium
DatesAugust 21–22
Competitors40[1] from 27[1] nations
Winning points8791
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Bryan Clay  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Andrei Krauchanka  Belarus
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Leonel Suárez  Cuba
← 2004
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The qualifying standards were 8,000 points (A standard) and 7,700 points (B standard).[3]

Contents

ScheduleEdit

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

RecordsEdit

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

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

Overall resultsEdit

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
  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
  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
  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
650
4:44.80 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

ReferencesEdit

  • "Athletics at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games: Men's Decathlon". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
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.