Rules to play Olympic Decathlon
Gold silver and bronze
Athletes in the decathlon must achieve an Olympic qualifying score and must qualify for their nations Olympic team. A maximum of three competitors per country may compete in the decathlon. Points are awarded to each athlete according to his time or distance, not his placement in the field, according to pre set formulas.If there is a tie in points after 10 events the victory goes to the competitor who out scored his rival in more events. If that tiebreaker results in a draw, the victory goes to the decathlete who scored the most points in any single event.