The 2012 Decathlon is a two-day event consisting of ten events. In 1912, Jim Thorpe won the gold.
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Author Kate Buford recently published an article about Thorpe on The Daily Beast titled "The Most Wonderful Athlete in the World: Jim Thorpe's Story."
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