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An athlete who participates in a decathlon.


(dɪˈkæθ lit)

an athlete who takes part in a decathlon.
[1965–70; b. decathlon and athlete]


[dɪˈkæθliːt] Ndecatlonista mf, decatleta mf


nZehnkämpfer m
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The European Athletics Promotions circuit meeting was established in 1997 by meeting director Hunter, a former decathlete and international sprint hurdler who still competes for Tynedale Harriers and he is hopeful the meeting record will go and the meeting will see its first 8,000 point decathlon.
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It means Hexham will be the last opportunity for many Olympic heptathlete and decathlete hopefuls to make their national squads.
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