Thomas Tebbich

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Thomas Tebbich (born 4 February 1975 in Graz, Styria) is a retired decathlete from Austria. He set his personal best score (8039 points) on 30 May 1999 in Götzis. He is a three-time national outdoor champion in the men's decathlon and one-time the men's pole vault (2004).

Graz Place in Styria, Austria

Graz is the capital of Styria and the second-largest city in Austria after Vienna. On 1 January 2019, it had a population of 328,276. In 2015, the population of the Graz larger urban zone who had principal residence status stood at 633,168.

Styria State of Austria

Styria is a state, or Bundesland, located in the southeast of Austria. In area it is the second largest of the nine Austrian federated states, covering 16,401 km2 (6,332 sq mi). It borders Slovenia and the Austrian states of Upper Austria, Lower Austria, Salzburg, Burgenland, and Carinthia. The capital city is Graz which had 276,526 inhabitants at the beginning of 2015.

Decathlon athletic track and field competition

The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and field events. The word decathlon is of Greek origin, from δέκα and ἄθλος. Events are held over two consecutive days and the winners are determined by the combined performance in all. Performance is judged on a points system in each event, not by the position achieved. The decathlon is contested mainly by male athletes, while female athletes typically compete in the heptathlon.

Achievements

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
Representing Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 5thDecathlon 7125 pts
1995 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 27th Decathlon 7254 pts
1996 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 25th Decathlon 7320 pts
National Championships Südstadt, Austria 1stDecathlon7675 pts
1997 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 18th Decathlon 7746 pts
National Championships Wolfsberg, Austria 1stDecathlon7704 pts
European U23 Championships Turku, Finland Decathlon DNF
1999 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 7th Decathlon 8039 pts
World Championships Seville, Spain Decathlon DNF
2001 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 13th Decathlon 7632 pts
Universiade Beijing, China 8th Decathlon 7578 pts
2003 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria Decathlon DNF
2004 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 18th Decathlon 7572 pts
National Championships Schwechat Rannersdorf, Austria 1stDecathlon7431 pts

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