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Pau Gaspar Tonnesen Ricart (born 24 October 1992) is a male decathlete representing Spain. His mother is Spanish and his father is American.[2] He competed at the 2015 World Championships[3] and the 2016 Summer Olympics.[4]

Pau Gaspar Tonnesen Ricart
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Pau Tonnesen in 2017
Personal information
Born (1992-10-24) 24 October 1992 (age 27)
Tempe, Arizona, United States[1]
Height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight89 kg (196 lb)
Country Spain
SportTrack and field
Updated on 29 August 2015.

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Spain
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 18th Decathlon 7606 pts
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 17th Decathlon 7982 pts
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 14th Decathlon 8006 pts


  1. ^ Ex-Arizona Wildcat Pau Tonnesen ready to soar in Rio. Tucson. Retrieved on 2017-02-12.
  2. ^ Ex-Cat Tonneson Crosses Atlantic to Represent Spain. Arizona Daily Star from Tucson, Arizona · Page B001. Retrieved on 2017-02-12.
  3. ^ "Men's decathlon final results" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
  4. ^ "TONNESEN Pau". Rio 2016. Retrieved 17 August 2016.

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