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Athletics Men’s Decathlon – How are each event’s marks converted into points?

Athletics Men’s Decathlon – How are each event’s marks converted into points?

In a previous post we have described how the men´s decathlon event proceeds and left the promise of explaining how the different times, distances or heights, accordingly to each event, are converted into points to sum up the total decathlon’s score. Well, so it goes like this. The IAAF discloses a Combined Events Scoring Tables separately for each event.

Athletics Men’s Decathlon – In what it consists and how it works?

The Men’s athletics Decathlon consists of ten events which must be held on two consecutive days in the following order: First day: 100m; Long Jump; Shot Put; High Jump;400m. Second day: 110m Hurdles; Discus Throw; Pole Vault; Javelin Throw; 1500m. The word decathlon has its origins in Greek alphabet (déka, meaning “ten”) and  (áthlon, meaning

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