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 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 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.
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.
|1994||World Junior Championships||Lisbon, Portugal||5th||Decathlon||7125 pts|
|1995||Hypo-Meeting||Götzis, Austria||27th||Decathlon||7254 pts|
|1996||Hypo-Meeting||Götzis, Austria||25th||Decathlon||7320 pts|
|National Championships||Südstadt, Austria||1st||Decathlon||7675 pts|
|1997||Hypo-Meeting||Götzis, Austria||18th||Decathlon||7746 pts|
|National Championships||Wolfsberg, Austria||1st||Decathlon||7704 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|
|2004||Hypo-Meeting||Götzis, Austria||18th||Decathlon||7572 pts|
|National Championships||Schwechat Rannersdorf, Austria||1st||Decathlon||7431 pts|
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