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Dan O'Brien

Daniel Dion "Dan" O'Brien is an American former decathlete and Olympic gold medalist. He won the Olympic title in 1996, three consecutive world championships, and set the world record in 1992.

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Karl Robert Saluri

Karl Robert Saluri is an Estonian decathlete.

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Kurt Bendlin

Kurt Bendlin is a retired West German decathlete. In 1967 he became the first German person to set a world decathlon record in 34 years; he was voted German Sportsman of the Year, received the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt, and was cast in bronze by Arno Breker. Next year he won a bronze medal at the 1968 Olympics.

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Ku Chin-shui

Ku Chin-shui was an Amis Taiwanese decathlete and pole vaulter. He medaled for Chinese Taipei at the Asian Athletics Championships six times, winning one gold medal, two silver, and three bronze. At the 1990 Asian Games, he earned a silver medal in the decathlon. Upon retiring from athletics, he became a physical education teacher.

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Brutus Hamilton

Brutus Kerr Hamilton was an American track and field athlete, coach and athletics administrator.

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Paul Edwards (shot putter)

Paul Michael Edwards is a retired professional athlete who competed in the men's shot put event during his career. He competed for both Wales and England during his career and twice represented Great Britain at the Summer Olympics: 1988 and 1992. Edwards was affiliated with the Walton Athletic Club and Belgrave Harriers in London. He represented Great Britain 43 times and won 11 AAA titles and 5 UK titles. He also represented Great Britain in decathlon and held Welsh national records at shot put, discus and decathlon and won 9 Welsh titles.

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Wilhelm Ladewig

Wilhelm Ladewig was a German athlete. He competed in the men's decathlon at the 1928 Summer Olympics.

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Josef Klein (athlete)

Josef Klein was a Czech athlete. He competed in the men's javelin throw and the men's decathlon at the 1936 Summer Olympics. He was killed during World War II.

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Wilfred Mwalawanda

Wilfred Mwalawanda is a Malawian athlete. He competed in the men's decathlon at the 1972 Summer Olympics.

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Miro Ronac

Miro Ronac is a Peruvian athlete. He competed in the men's decathlon at the 1980 Summer Olympics.

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Danie Burger

Danie Burger was a South African hurdler. He competed in the men's 110 metres hurdles at the 1956 Summer Olympics. He won a silver medal in the pole vault at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, representing Rhodesia and Nyasaland. He also finished fourth in the 4 × 110 yards relay at the 1962 Games.

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Koech Kiprop

Koech Kiprop is a Kenyan athlete. He competed in the men's decathlon at the 1964 Summer Olympics.

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René Kremer

René Kremer was a Luxembourgian athlete and handball player.

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Josef Neumann

Josef Neumann was a Swiss athlete. He competed in the men's javelin throw at the 1936 Summer Olympics.

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Roman Hrabaň

Roman Hrabaň is a Czech athlete. He competed in the men's decathlon at the 1988 Summer Olympics. He also competed in the two-man and the four-man bobsleigh events at the 1992 Winter Olympics.