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American Clay wins men´s decathlon gold

Source: Xinhua | 08-22-2008 22:39

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- Bryan Clay of the United States won the men's decathlon gold at the Olympic Games here on Friday.

Bryan Clay of the Unites States reacts after the 1,500m competition of the men's decathlon at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, during Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 22, 2008. Bryan Clay won the title with 8791 points.(Xinhua/Guo Dayue)
Bryan Clay of the Unites States reacts after the 1,500m 
competition of the men's decathlon at the National Stadium, 
also known as the Bird's Nest, during Beijing 2008 Olympic 
Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 22, 2008. Bryan Clay won the 
title with 8791 points.(Xinhua/Guo Dayue)

The 28-year-old collected 8791 points for the gold. Belarus' Andrei Krauchanka won the silver with 8551 points and Cuba's Leonel Suarez took the bronze with 8527.

China's Qi Haifeng finished 18th with 7835.


Editor:Zhao Shanchao