Questions tagged [decathlon]
Questions about the decathlon, a combined event consisting of ten track and field events.
Why isn't the combined event the same for men and women in big athletics events?
In major athletics events (Olympic Games, World Championship), men run a decathlon (10 events) and women run a heptathlon (7 events). Why isn't the combined discipline the same for both genders? I ...
What does "WB" and "OB" mean for the decathlon?
I only caught this during yesterday's Olympic broadcast. For the men's decathlon, for the 1500m event, it showed in the upper left of the screen: WB: 4 min and change OB: 4 min and change I'm ...