Decathlon Athletes

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 1 Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe.
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: May 28, 1888
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
Died: March 28, 1953

Jim Thorpe was an American athlete who was counted among the most versatile athletes of the modern era. Jim Thorpe won two gold medals at the 1912 Olympics and became the first Native American to give the United States an Olympic gold. He also played American football, professional baseball, and basketball. He was memorialized in the 1951 film Jim Thorpe – All-American.

 2 Woody Strode

Woody Strode.
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: July 25, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: December 31, 1994

 3 Fanny Blankers-Koen

Fanny Blankers-Koen.
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: April 26, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lage Vuursche, Netherlands
Died: January 25, 2004

 4 Bob Mathias

Bob Mathias.
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: November 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tulare, California, United States
Died: September 2, 2006

 5 Maicel Uibo

Maicel Uibo.
Famous As: Decathlete
Birthdate: December 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Põlva, Estonia

 6 Bob Richards

Bob Richards
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: February 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Champaign, Illinois, United States
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 7 Erki Nool

Erki Nool
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Võru, Estonia
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 8 Ku Chin-shui

Ku Chin-shui
Famous As: Decathlete, Pole vaulter
Birthdate: January 15, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hualien City, Taiwan
Died: May 25, 2016
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 9 Yang Chuan-kwang

Yang Chuan-kwang
Famous As: Olympic Decathlete
Birthdate: July 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Taitung, Taiwan
Died: January 27, 2007

 10 Gaston Médécin

Gaston Médécin
Famous As: Athletic
Birthdate: January 8, 1901
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Monaco
Died: March 9, 1983
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