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KIP JANVRIN

Event: Decathlon
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
PR: 8462 windy (1996) Event PRs: 10.61, 7.39, 14.82, 2.04, 47.57, 14.48, 47.44, 5.30, 62.78, 4:09.07.
Born: July 8, 1965 in Panora, Iowa
Current Residence: Warrensburg, Mo.
High School: Panora-Linden (Panora, Iowa) '84
College: Simpson '88
Coach: Guy Mosher
Agent: Self
Club: K&K

Career Highlights: 2001 USA Outdoor champion; 2000 Olympian; 1995 Pan American Games champion.

Janvrin's longevity is unprecedented in U.S. decathlon history, and in 2001 he became a record-setter as well. Competing in what he said was his 76th career decathlon, the 35-year-old Janvrin overcame an 87-point deficit and third-place position in the decathlon standings entering the 1,500 meters, to win his first national title at the GMC Envoy USA Outdoor Championships. Using the middle-distance prowess he used to make his first Olympic team in 2000 Janvrin won the 1,500 - the decathlon's final event - in 4:14.96 to score 846 points and secure the win, becoming the oldest-ever U.S. decathlon champion. In the process, Janvrin set a world record for most career decathlon wins (33) and an American record for most career decathlons over 8,000 points (26). Janvrin also won his eighth consecutive Drake Relays decathlon title in 2002. In the 93 years of the Drake Relays, his 13 titles are more than anyone else has won. He has been nationally ranked since 1989 and he has completed all but two of his career decathlons.

2002: 10th at USA Outdoors (6861)1st at Drake Relays (7775)6th at Walnut, Calif. (7847)set world best in winning the Double World Decathlon Championships with a two-day score of 14,185 pointsbest of 7,847.
2001:
USA Outdoor champ (8,241 points)17th at World Outdoor Champs (7,905)2nd in Heptathlon at U.S. Indoors (5439 points)ranked #3 in U.Sbest of 8,241 points.
2000: 21st at 2000 Olympics (7,726)...3rd at Olympic Trials (8,057 points)...won USA-German meet with 8,029 points...ranked 3rd U.S...best of 8,057.
1999: 4th at USA Champs...ranked #5 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 8,017.
1998: 4th at USA Champs...ranked #5 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 8,081
1997: 4th at USA Champs...ranked #4 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 8,228
1996: 4th at Olympic Trials...ranked #4 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 8,462 (windy).
1995: 7th at USA Champs...Pan American Games champion...ranked #5 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 8,057.
1994: 3rd at USA Champs...ranked #10 in world (#3 U.S.) by T&FN...best of 8,287.
1993: 4th at USA Champs...ranked #5 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 8,052.
1992: 8th at Olympic Trials...ranked #10 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 7,949.
1991: 11th at USA Champs...best of 7,943.
1990: 6th at USA Champs...ranked #5 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 8,113 (windy).
1989: 4th at USA Champs...ranked #4 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 7,994.
1988: 8th at NCAA Champs...best of 7,482.
1987: 11th at NCAA Champs...best of 7,545.
1986: Best of 7,323.

11/18/02