That person is an athlete.
anyone who is fit enough can train or take part in a decathlon
A decathlete takes part, or competes, in ten events. These events are as a whole refer to as a decathlon.
AnswerA Decathlete is someone who takes part in a Decathlon which is a 10 discipline athletics event Events include 100m, 400m, 1500m, 110m hurdles, long jump, Javelin, High Jump, Pole Vault, shot put and discusAnswerA Decathlete is an Athlete who takes part in the Decathlon which is an athletic event combining the following 10 track and field events. 100 mlong jumpShot puthigh jump400 m110 m hurdlesdiscus throwpole vaultjavelin throw1500 m
That person would be a professional athlete because the sport he or she is part of is paying them to play.
Jim Thorpe, a part Sac and Fox Indian, won both the 5 event pentathlon and the 10 event decathlon and although he did not medal also finished fourth in the individual high jump and seventh in the individual long jump. King Gustav of Sweden told him "Sir, you are the greatest athlete in the world" and supposedly Thorpe replied "Thanks, King". The title Greatest Athlete in the World is often unofficially given to the winner of the decathlon ever since.
The person is a participant (taking part in something).
When one is arranged as part of a games event or competition.
A participant in genocide.