Mayer succeeds Eaton as world decathlon champion

Published: 12/08/2017
Mayer succeeds Eaton as world decathlon champion
Source: NEWS.YAHOO.COM

France's Kevin Mayer on Saturday became the first man other than the now-retired Ashton Eaton to win a global decathlon event since 2011 when he claimed gold in the world championships. Olympic silver medallist Mayer amassed a total of 8,768 points from the 10 disciplines in the gruelling two-day event. Germany's Rico Freimuth took silver with 8,564 while teammate Kai Kazmirek claimed bronze (8,

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