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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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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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Věroslav Valenta

Věroslav Valenta is a Czech athlete. He competed in the men's decathlon at the 1988 Summer Olympics.

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Tim Nowak

Tim Nowak is a German athlete competing in the combined events. He represented his country at the 2016 World Indoor Championships finishing seventh.

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Alleyne Lett

Alleyne_Lett is a Grenadian athlete who competed in the decathlon.

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Rico Freimuth

Rico Freimuth is a German athlete who specialises in the decathlon. He won two medals at World Championships, bronze in 2015 and silver in 2017.

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Lennart Hedmark

Lennart Per-Olav Hedmark is a retired Swedish track and field athlete who competed in the decathlon. He represented his country three times at the Summer Olympics.

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Gurbachan Singh Randhawa

Gurbachan Singh Randhawa is a former Indian athlete who won a gold medal at the 1962 Asian Games in decathlon. He participated in the 1960 and 1964 Olympics in 110 hurdles, high jump and decathlon. He finished fifth in the 110 hurdles at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics with a timing of 14.07 seconds. He was honoured with the Arjuna Award in 1961 thus becoming the first athlete from the country to get the award and with the Padma Shri in 2005.

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Geoff Smith (decathlete)

Geoff Smith is a former Australian track and field athlete who competed in the decathlon.

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Fredriech Pretorius

Fredriech Pretorius is a South African track and field athlete specialising in the decathlon. He was the bronze medallist at the 2015 African Games before becoming continental champion at the 2016 African Championships in Athletics.

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Devon Williams (athlete)

Devon Williams is an American athlete competing in the decathlon. He represented his country at the 2017 World Championships in London, where he finished 10th.