Bryan CLAY

Bryan Clay - U.S.A. - Olympic Games 2008 & 2004.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 22 August 2008

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Bryan CLAY - U.S.A. - Olympic Games 2008 & 2004.

Bryan is pictured above during the Shot Put, 110m Hurdles, 1500m and Pole Vault disciplines of the Decathlon

at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Clay produced a new PB in the Shot of 16.27m (868pts) and a fine all round

performance saw him comfortably clinch the gold medal with a points total of 8791, 240 points clear of his nearest

challenger Andrei Krauchanka. This victory was Bryan's second gold medal at a major championship, having also

struck gold at the 2005 World Championships in Helsinki, and saw him go one better than the previous Olympics in

Athens where he won a silver medal.

 

Bryan CLAY - U.S.A. - 2008 Olympic Decathlon Champion.


Men's Decathlon. 2008 Olympic Games
1. Bryan CLAY   USA   8791pts
2. Andrei KRAUCHANKA   BLR   8551pts
3. Leonel SUAREZ   CUB   8527pts
4. Alexander POGORELOV   RUS   8328pts
5. Romain BARRAS   FRA   8253pts
6. Roman SEBRLE   CZE   8241pts
7. Oleksiy KASYANOV   UKR   8238pts
8. Andre NIKLAUS   GER   8220pts
 
Points Breakdown
1. 100m   10.44   989pts
2. Long Jump   7.78   1005pts
3. Shot Put   16.27   868pts PB
4. High Jump   1.99   794pts
5. 400m   48.92   865pts
6. 110m Hurdles   13.93   984pts
7. Discus   53.79   950pts
8. Pole Vault   5.00   910pts
9. Javelin   70.97   904pts
10.1500m   5.06.59   522pts

 

 

 2004 Olympics Decathlon silver medal.


 

The main photo above shows Bryan Clay during the 400m discipline of the Decathlon at the 2004

Olympics in Athens. The American ran a time of 49.19 secs to add 852 points to his total. Bryan

scored a grand total of 8820 points to take the silver medal behind Roman Sebrle, who's total of

8893pts was a new Olympic record.                     Photos & © George Herringshaw.


Men's Decathlon Final. Olympic Games 2004
1. Roman Sebrle   CZE   8893pts OR
2. Bryan Clay   USA   8820pts
3. Dmitriy Karpov   KAZ   8725pts
4. Dean Macey   GBR   8414pts
5. Chiel Warners   NED   8343pts
6. Attila Zsivoczky   HUN   8287pts
7. Laurent Hernu   FRA   8237pts
8. Erki Nool   EST   8235pts
 
Points Breakdown
1. 100m   10.44   989pts
2. Long Jump   7.96   1050pts PB
3. Shot Put   15.23   804pts
4. High Jump   2.06   859pts
5. 400m   49.19   852pts
6. 110m Hurdles   14.13   958pts
7. Discus   50.11   873pts
8. Pole Vault   4.90   880pts
9. Javelin   69.71   885pts PB
10.1500m   4.41.65   670pts