A decathlon would be considered a subsidiary discipline in Track and Field; in that it is comprised of ten events derived from Track and Field to be competed over a two day period. Performances in each event tally points for it's participant based on their results. These points total toward the overall decathlon performance to determine ranking at the end of the decathlon.
A decathlon is negotiated by one individual competitor entitled a 'decathlete'.
Ensue - 'team decathlons'; where the rules can range anywhere from how many team members can compete in any given event, whether any team member can compete in numerous events, and how many team members points are tallied in each event.
The properly noun-ed term "The Decathlon" is primarily reserved in the highest tier of competition capable for the event. These 'meets' of the worlds competitors are typically arranged by the International Associations of Athletics Federation, the IAAF, for the World Championships and the Olympic Committee for the Olympics.
A decathlon consists of 10 track and field events
A decathlon has 10 events.
The last event in a track and field decathlon is the 1500 meter run.
In field events, or heptathlon/decathlon, it means "no mark".
15, not including the decathlon which has track and field sports.
Decathlon is chain of French sporting goods stores, and they sell "their" brand of bicycles as well. Has nothing to do with the track & field discipline called decathlon.
10 because deca is ten
hi all field events in track and field are:high jump, pole jump, pong jump, triple jump, shot put, discus, hammer throw, javelin, decathlon, pentathlon, walking
There are ten track and field events in a decathlon.
Track and field athletics in the following events, javelin, decathlon, heptathlon.
1958 Rafer Johnson Track and field Decathlon world record
Bruce Jenner was a track and field athlete. He won the Olympic gold medal in 1976 for the decathlon.
Bruce Jenner competed in the sport of track and field. He won an Olympic gold medal in the decathlon.