[ dih-kath-leet ]
/ dɪˈkæθ lit /
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an athlete who takes part in or trains chiefly for a decathlon.
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He’s like the decathlete struggling through a 1,500, and you might think he’s lollygagging, saving up his energy for the next sprint stage.Two Very Different Ways of Riding the Tour de France|Alex Hutchinson|March 2, 2021|Outside Online