What were Bruce Jenner 1976 decathlon scores?

On July 30, 1976, American Caitlyn Jenner—who was competing as Bruce Jenner—wins gold in the men’s decathlon at the Montreal Olympics. Jenner’s 8,617 points set a world record in the event. The secret to Jenner’s success was preparation. In the 1970s, most decathletes trained with other decathletes.

How are points determined in decathlon?

Each performance is awarded a predetermined number of points according to a set of performance tables. These are added, event by event, and the winner is the athlete with the highest points total after ten events.

Who has over 9000 points in decathlon?

Roman Šebrle was the first man to score over 9,000 points. Yang Chuan-kwang was the first and, so far, only decathlon world record holder from outside Europe and the United States.

What is the decathlon world record?

9126 points
The current world record in the decathlon is 9126 points, achieved by Kevin Mayer in 2018. The previous world record was held by Ashton Eaton from IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015, where the new world record of 9045 points was achieved for the first time in 14 years.

When did Bruce Jenner win his gold medal?

On July 30, 1976, Bruce Jenner, now known as Caitlyn Jenner, crossed the finish line during the last event of the decathlon to take home the gold medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. On the 45th anniversary of his historic win, the Daily News takes a look back at the record-breaking event.

What was Bruce Jenner’s athletic ability?


Discipline Performance Place
Long Jump 7.22 Olympic Stadium, Montréal (CAN)
Shot Put 15.35 Olympic Stadium, Montréal (CAN)
Discus Throw 50.04 Olympic Stadium, Montréal (CAN)
Javelin Throw (old) 68.52 Olympic Stadium, Montréal (CAN)

How many points is a 1500 decathlon?

Decathlon points counter

1 point
DT 4.10m
PV 103cm
JT 7,12m
1500m 7.54,11

How do they score Olympic decathlon?

Decathletes win points in each event, with higher scores given for better results in each component. Whoever accumulates the most points after the 10 components wins the gold medal. Only men compete in the decathlon at the Olympic Games, while women compete in the heptathlon (seven events).