Athletics — Decathlon, Men

Times held 25
Total participants 614
Total countries 95

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1912 Decathlon, Men Olympic 29 12
1920 Decathlon, Men Olympic 23 11
1924 Decathlon, Men Olympic 36 22
1928 Decathlon, Men Olympic 38 19
1932 Decathlon, Men Olympic 15 10
1936 Decathlon, Men Olympic 28 17
1948 Decathlon, Men Olympic 35 20
1952 Decathlon, Men Olympic 28 16
1956 Decathlon, Men Olympic 15 8
1960 Decathlon, Men Olympic 30 20
1964 Decathlon, Men Olympic 22 14
1968 Decathlon, Men Olympic 33 20
1972 Decathlon, Men Olympic 33 19
1976 Decathlon, Men Olympic 28 15
1980 Decathlon, Men Olympic 21 12
1984 Decathlon, Men Olympic 26 18
1988 Decathlon, Men Olympic 39 26
1992 Decathlon, Men Olympic 36 24
1996 Decathlon, Men Olympic 40 24
2000 Decathlon, Men Olympic 38 23
2004 Decathlon, Men Olympic 39 26
2008 Decathlon, Men Olympic 40 28
2012 Decathlon, Men Olympic 31 25
2016 Decathlon, Men Olympic 32 21
2020 Decathlon, Men Olympic 23 15

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1912 Hugo Wieslander
Jim Thorpe
SWE
USA
Charles LombergSWE Gösta HolmérSWE
1920 Helge LøvlandNOR Brutus HamiltonUSA Bertil OhlsonSWE
1924 Harold OsbornUSA Emerson NortonUSA Aleksander KlumbergEST
1928 Paavo YrjöläFIN Akilles JärvinenFIN Ken DohertyUSA
1932 Jim BauschUSA Akilles JärvinenFIN Wolrad EberleGER
1936 Glenn MorrisUSA Bob ClarkUSA Jack ParkerUSA
1948 Bob MathiasUSA Ignace HeinrichFRA Floyd SimmonsUSA
1952 Bob MathiasUSA Milt CampbellUSA Floyd SimmonsUSA
1956 Milt CampbellUSA Rafer JohnsonUSA Vasily KuznetsovURS
1960 Rafer JohnsonUSA Yang C. K.TPE Vasily KuznetsovURS
1964 Willi HoldorfGER Rein AunURS Hans-Joachim WaldeGER
1968 Bill ToomeyUSA Hans-Joachim WaldeFRG Kurt BendlinFRG
1972 Nikolay AvilovURS Leonid LitvinenkoURS Ryszard KatusPOL
1976 Bruce JennerUSA Guido KratschmerFRG Nikolay AvilovURS
1980 Daley ThompsonGBR Yury KutsenkoURS Sergey ZhelanovURS
1984 Daley ThompsonGBR Jürgen HingsenFRG Siggi WentzFRG
1988 Christian SchenkGDR Torsten VossGDR Dave SteenCAN
1992 Robert ZmělíkTCH Antonio PeñalverESP Dave JohnsonUSA
1996 Dan O'BrienUSA Frank BusemannGER Tomáš DvořákCZE
2000 Erki NoolEST Roman ŠebrleCZE Chris HuffinsUSA
2004 Roman ŠebrleCZE Bryan ClayUSA Dmitry KarpovKAZ
2008 Bryan ClayUSA Andrei KrauchankaBLR Leonel SuárezCUB
2012 Ashton EatonUSA Trey HardeeUSA Leonel SuárezCUB
2016 Ashton EatonUSA Kévin MayerFRA Damian WarnerCAN
2020 Damian WarnerCAN Kévin MayerFRA Ashley MoloneyAUS

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
United States USA 14 7 6 27
Great Britain GBR 2 0 0 2
Soviet Union URS 1 3 4 8
Finland FIN 1 2 0 3
Germany GER 1 1 2 4
Sweden SWE 1 1 2 4
Czech Republic CZE 1 1 1 3
East Germany GDR 1 1 0 2
Canada CAN 1 0 2 3
Estonia EST 1 0 1 2
Czechoslovakia TCH 1 0 0 1
Norway NOR 1 0 0 1
West Germany FRG 0 3 2 5
France FRA 0 3 0 3
Belarus BLR 0 1 0 1
Chinese Taipei TPE 0 1 0 1
Spain ESP 0 1 0 1
Cuba CUB 0 0 2 2
Australia AUS 0 0 1 1
Kazakhstan KAZ 0 0 1 1
Poland POL 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Daley Thompson GBR 2 0 0 2
Bob Mathias USA 2 0 0 2
Ashton Eaton USA 2 0 0 2
Milt Campbell USA 1 1 0 2
Rafer Johnson USA 1 1 0 2
Roman Šebrle CZE 1 1 0 2
Bryan Clay USA 1 1 0 2