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1. How many events are in the decathlon?
2. All of the events in the decathlon are completed in one day.
3. Which of these is the longest distance run in a decathlon?
4. In which throwing event do competitors throw a sixteen pound metal ball as far as possible?
5. The triple jump is featured in the decathlon.
6. Which decathlon event involves jumping over a bar onto a foam padding below it, without assistance?
7. The decathlon first featured in the Olympics in which year?
8. At the Olympics, the decathlon is competed by men and women.
9. In 2018 a new world record was set for the decathlon competition. Which athlete achieved this?
10. Which American media personality won the Olympic decathlon in 1976?
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