Athletics Career Highlights
Daley Thompson, Great Britain Born : 1958 in London. For an 8 year period, Daley was unbeaten in major championships. A consumate competitor, Daley with his "larger than life" personality, was the greatest decathlete.

 

Titles

Outdoor

1978:
Commonwealth: Decathlon
1979:
1980:
Olympics: Decathlon
1981:
1982:
European: Decathlon
Commonwealth: Decathlon
1983:
World: Decathlon
1984:
Olympics: Decathlon
1985:
1986:
Commonwealth: Decathlon
European: Decathlon

World Records

1980:
Decathlon: 8648 points
1981:
1982:

Decathlon: 8730 points; 8747 points
1983:
1984:

Decathlon: 8847 points