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Ayden Owens-Delerme leads CAC Games Decathlon after Day 1

Ayden Owens-Delerme leads the Men's Decathlon after five events at the 2023 CAC Games on Monday (3) with a total of 4,436 points.

Ayden Owens-Delerme at the 2023 CAC Games in Decathlon
Ayden Owens-Delerme at the 2023 CAC Games in Decathlon

Ayden Owens-Delerme leads the Men’s Decathlon after the opening events at the 2023 CAC Games on Monday (3). The Puerto Rican went into the night leading the pack with a total of 4,436 points after topping four of the first five contested events.

Following closely behind Owens-Delerme is Ken Mullings from The Bahamas with 4,307 points, with Yancarlos Hernandez of Cuba closing out the first day of competition in the 10-event contest, sitting in third spot with 4,149 points.

Other notable performances include Jose Paulino of the Dominican Republic, who is fourth with 4,099 points, and Yariel Soto of Puerto Rico with 4,033 points in fifth.

READ MORE: Day 3: CAC Games 2023 track and field schedule, live stream, live results

The current world record for the decathlon is held by Kevin Mayer from France, who scored 9,126 points in Talence, France, on September 16, 2018. The CAC Games record is held by Raul Duany from Cuba, who scored 8118 points on August 16, 1998.

CAC Games Decathlon Day 1 Standings

  1. Ayden Owens-Delerme PUR, Points: 4,436
  2. Ken Mullings BAH, Points: 4,307
  3. Yancarlos Hernandez CUB, Points: 4,149
  4. Jose Paulino DOM, Points: 4,099
  5. Yariel Soto PUR, Points: 4,033
  6. Gerson Izaguirre VEN, Points: 3970
  7. Esteban Ibanez ESP, Points: 3899
  8. Kendrick Thompson BAH, Points:
  9. Kurt Felix GRN, Points:

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Chris is a retired coach with many years of experience following track and field. Enjoys traveling with his wife, two children and grand kids.

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