Athletics: France's Mayer wins world decathlon title

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Athletics: France's Mayer wins world decathlon title
Kevin Mayer poses on the podium during the victory ceremony for the men's decathlon athletics event at London Stadium. Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

France's Olympic silver medallist Kevin Mayer won gold in the world decathlon on Sunday.


Mayer amassed a total of 8,768 points from the 10 disciplines in the gruelling two-day event.
Germany's Rico Freimuth took silver with 8,564 while teammate Kai Kazmirek claimed bronze (8,488).


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