Daley Thompson won a gold medal in the decathlon at the 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympic Games.
Two athletes have won gold twice. 1948-1952 Bob Mathias 1980-1984 Daley Thompson.
Twice Bob Mathias 1948-1952 Daley Thompson 1980-1984
Twice. Bob Mathias 1948 and 1952 Daley Thompson 1980 and 1984
Damian Warner is the athlete who won the bronze medal in the Men's Decathlon event at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
The British athlete who has won the most gold medals is Sebastian Cole.
Bruce Jenner was a track and field athlete. He won the Olympic gold medal in 1976 for the decathlon.
One British athlete won a medal at the 2006 Games, that being Shelley Rudman who won silver in women's skeleton.
Twice ... Bob Mathias of the United States at the 1948 Games in London and 1952 Games in Helsinki and Daley Thompson of Great Britain at the 1980 Games in Moscow and 1984 Games in Los Angeles.
Mary Denise Rand is a British female athlete who has won a gold medal.
Jim thorpes won the olympic medals in pentathlon and in decathlon
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.
Yes ... Daley won the gold medal in decathlon at the 1980 Games in Moscow and 1984 Games in Los Angeles.
Steve Redgrave (6 medals).
Daley Thompson is the greatest decathlon athlete in Commonwealth Games history. He won the event three times: 1978, 1982 and 1986.
No one on a national or international level has won all ten events in one given decathlon.