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Kinda makes sense. It's pretty rare for someone to actually excel at all ten events. More common is to excel at one or two, and be somewhat competitive in the rest. Let's face it, there is no body type that is good for both shot-put and 1500m.

Yeah, I'm sure that's the reason, but it was an interesting visual to see such a variation among the competitors.



What I found interesting was watching the decathalon 1500m followed by the regular 1500m. Very different races

I thought this was an interesting juxtaposition -- the decathletes almost looked like they were taking a weekend run, while the 1500 m runners were much more hardcore.

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