Arthur Abele

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Arthur Abele
Arthur Abele bei der Olympia-Einkleidung Hannover 2016 (Martin Rulsch) 03.jpg
Arthur Abele, 2016
Personal information
Born (1986-07-30) July 30, 1986 (age 34)
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight85 kg (187 lb)
Country Germany
Arthur Abele, 2014

Arthur Abele (born 30 July 1986 in Mutlangen, Baden-Württemberg) is a left-handed German decathlete who is the reigning european champion, winning the gold medal at the 2018 European Championships. He competed at the 2008 and 2016 Summer Olympics.[1] Arthur Abele won gold in the Men's decathlon in the European Championships on August 8, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Germany
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 7th Decathlon (junior) 7224 pts
2007 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria Decathlon DNF
World Championships Osaka, Japan 9th Decathlon 8243 pts
2008 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 7th Decathlon 8220 pts
Olympic Games Beijing, PR China Decathlon DNF
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 5th Decathlon 8477 pts
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 2nd Heptathlon 6279 pts
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 15th Decathlon 8013 pts
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany 1st Decathlon 8431 pts


  1. ^ "ABELE Arthur". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-08-15. Retrieved 2016-08-17.

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