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Date of Birth: Sept. 6, 1976
Hometown: Azalea, Ore.
Current Residence: Knoxville, Tenn.
Sport: Track and field
College: Lane CC; Tennessee
Coach: Bill Webb
Club/team: Nike/World's Greatest Decathlon Club
Previous Olympics: 2000 - 5th.
World Championships: 2003 - 1st; 2001 - injured; 1999 - DNF.
National Championships: 2003 - 1st; 2002 - 1st; 2001 - injured; 2000 - 1st; 1999 - 2nd.
2004 Qualifying: 2nd at U.S. trials
World rank: 2nd through July 26
Other career highlights: Pappas is of Greek heritage, making him a favorite of the people in Athens; won 2003 world indoor heptathlon; 1999 NCAA champion; 1995 U.S. and Pan Am Juniors champion.
|Results: Tom Pappas|
|31||Men's Decathlon||DNF||Athens 2004|
|99||Men's Decathlon||DNF||Beijing 2008|