decathlon

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an athletic contest consisting of ten different events

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Since January of 2008, Marra has served as head coach and director of Pacific Waves Track & Field Club, an elite group of post-collegiate decathletes, sprinters and hurdlers based near San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Frank Zarnowski, perhaps the nation's foremost authority on the decathlon - he's written six books on the subject - believes the 21-year-old Eaton is the best young decathlete in America.
His score of 4,745 points at the British Veterans Athletics Championships last year is a national record and puts him among the top 10 best decathletes - for his age - in the world.
The UO decathletes will be under the supervision of Dan Steele, a former training partner of Blair LaBounty.
Saturn fans are in for a thumb-bashing with this conversion of the coin-op Decathlete.
ATHLETICS: Scots decathlete Jamie Quarry's career is on hold while he completes a teacher training course.
That means Young, a junior from Newberg, could be the one and only UO decathlete this year.
If they win through they will be able to test their skills against top British athletes as a team including Campbell, triple jumper Jonathan Edwards, decathlete Dean Macey and boxer Audley Harrison, will be lining up for the final.
The Ducks' third 7,000-point decathlete, Voge, ranks fifth with 7,054.
LeMay, from Yoncalla, is a former Lane Community College decathlete whose personal record of 6,832 points is second all-time at LCC.
Former Lane Community College decathlete Tom Pappas is one of six male nominees for the 2003 Jesse Owens Award, USA Track & Field's highest accolade, which is presented annually to the outstanding U.
AUSTIN, Texas - In his first decathlon in more than 1 1/2 years, University of Oregon decathlete Santiago Lorenzo stood in third place with 3,961 points at the halfway point during opening-day action of the Texas Relays on Wednesday.
I met a kid who had been a decathlete at Marshall High School - she's a double major at (the University of California, Berkeley) majoring in molecular biology and computer science.
The double gold medal-winning decathlete (right) presented the shirts to Steve McNamara's men.
The European Athletics Promotions circuit meeting was established in 1997 by meeting director Hunter, a former decathlete and international sprint hurdler who still competes for Tynedale Harriers and he is hopeful the meeting record will go and the meeting will see its first 8,000 point decathlon.