Damian Warner wins Olympic gold in decathlon

Canadian finishes with Games record of 9,018 points
© Provided by National Post Damian Warner put together a strong showing on both days of the Olympic decathlon at the Tokyo Summer Games.

Canada’s Damian Warner isn’t just leaving Tokyo with a gold medal.
He’s leaving his name all over the Olympic history books, too


The 31-year-old from London, Ont., dominated the men’s decathlon, leading from wire-to-wire in the gruelling two-day competition that features 10 different track and field disciplines. Along the way, he set a new Olympic standard with 9,018 points, the fourth-highest decathlon score of all-time at any meet.