Mens decathlon, 80+. 1500 meter starting line. France, 2015.
Assignment ID: 30177851A
Decathletes in the 80-84 and 85+ divisions of the mens decathlon stand ready for the start of the 1500 meters, the final event on the second day of the men's combined events on August 6, 2015 at the Balmont Duchére stadium in Lyon, France during the 2015 World Masters Athletics Championships.
The Championships, which include track & field events (as well as race walking, marathon, cross country, half marathon and combined events) contested by athletes of 35 ages and over divided into 5-year age divisions, are being held at multiple locations in Lyon, France from August 4 through 16, 2015.
The second day of the decathlon competition includes the 80 meter hurdles, discus, pole vault, javelin and the 1500 meters. Combined events are scored using an international point table, and masters scores are age-graded so they are comparable across age ranges.
photo by Angela Jimenez for The New York Times
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