Cord takes third in Kansas Relays decathlon

Cord takes third in Kansas Relays decathlon

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Competing in the first decathlon of his career, John Cord scored 6,151 points to place third at the historic Kansas Relays on Thursday.

Cord's score puts him in the top 10 in the nation. He finished behind Dan Simon of UW-Milwaukee (6,429) and Atsu Nyamadi of Neosho County CC (6,234).

The senior led after day one, but had to compete in a few unfamiliar events on Thursday, inclduing the pole vault.

Here's a look at Cord's performance, event-by-event:

Event 100 LJ SP HJ 400 110mH DT PV JT 1500
Time/Distance 11.47 6.34m 11.17m 1.88m 52.15 17.00 36.09m 3.25m 52.16m 5:08.52
Points 759 661 556 696 718 624 586 418 621 512


Full Results

Schedule Note: Due to flight complications, Joe Farrand will NOT be competing at the Mt. SAC Relays on Friday.

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