David Gervasi

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David Gervasi (born 1 August 1983 in Poschiavo, Graubünden) is a decathlete from Switzerland. He set his personal best score (7755 points) in the men's decathlon on 1 June 2008 at the 2008 Hypo-Meeting in Götzis. Gervasi is a two-time national champion in the men's decathlon: 2005 and 2006.

Poschiavo Place in Grisons, Switzerland

Poschiavo is a municipality in the Bernina Region in the canton of Grisons in Switzerland.

Switzerland federal republic in Western Europe

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a country situated in western, central and southern Europe. It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern is the seat of the federal authorities. The sovereign state is a federal republic bordered by Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. Switzerland is a landlocked country geographically divided between the Alps, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura, spanning a total area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi). While the Alps occupy the greater part of the territory, the Swiss population of approximately 8.5 million people is concentrated mostly on the plateau, where the largest cities are to be found: among them are the two global cities and economic centres Zürich and Geneva.

The 34th edition of the annual Hypo-Meeting took place on May 31 and June 1, 2008 in Götzis, Austria. The track and field competition, featuring a decathlon (men) and a heptathlon (women) event was part of the 2008 IAAF World Combined Events Challenge.

Achievements

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
Representing Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 15thDecathlon (junior) 6829 pts
2005 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 18thDecathlon 7519 pts
European U23 Championships Erfurt, Germany 19thDecathlon 6677 pts
2006 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria Decathlon DNF
2007 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 15thDecathlon 7518 pts
Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 8thDecathlon 7584 pts
2008 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 14thDecathlon 7755 pts

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