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						Daley Thompson

Daley Thompson

Date of Birth July 30, 1958
Age 64 years, 2 months, 21 days
Place of Birth England
Country United Kingdom
Profession Decathlete
Horoscope Leo

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Parents Lydia Thompson, Frank Thompson
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Children(s) Elliot Thompson, Alex Thompson, Aaron Thompson, Rachel Thompson, Austin Thompson

Daley Thompson Biography

Daley Thompson is a famous Celebrity, who was born on July 30, 1958 in United Kingdom. British decathlete who won two Olympic gold medals in 1980 in Moscow and in 1984 in Los Angeles and set four world records. According to Astrologers, Daley Thompson's zodiac sign is Leo.

Francis Morgan Ayodélé Thompson, CBE (born 30 July 1958), known as Daley Thompson, is an English former decathlete. He won the decathlon gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1980 and 1984, and broke the world record for the event four times.

He fathered three children with his first wife, Trish.

Initially, he was a member of Haywards Heath Harriers, but when he returned to London in 1975 he joined the Newham and Essex Beagles Athletics club, training as a sprinter. He began to be coached by Bob Mortimer, who suggested he try for decathlon. He competed in his first decathlon later that year in Cwmbran, Wales, which he won along with his next competition. In 1976, he won the AAA title and was 18th at the Montréal Olympic Games. The following year, he won the European Junior title and in 1978 came the first of his three Commonwealth titles. In 1979, he failed to finish in his only decathlon of that year, but won the long jump at the UK Championships.

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Thompson was also well known for his appearances in commercials for the drink Lucozade in the 1980s. Thompson’s name was used for three officially licensed home computer games by Ocean Software in the 1980s: Daley Thompson’s Decathlon, Daley Thompson’s Supertest and Daley Thompson’s Olympic Challenge. He is also a brand ambassador for a travel agency network “Not Just Travel”.

Daley Thompson Net Worth

Daley Thompson is one of the richest Celebrity & listed on most popular Celebrity. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Daley Thompson net worth is approximately $4 Million.

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At the age of 12, he lost his father after a shooting killed him.

Thompson was also well known for his appearances in commercials for the drink Lucozade in the 1980s. Thompson’s name was used for three officially licensed home computer games by Ocean Software in the 1980s: Daley Thompson’s Decathlon, Daley Thompson’s Supertest and Daley Thompson’s Olympic Challenge. He is also a brand ambassador for a travel agency network “Not Just Travel”.

Thompson’s rivalry with West German athlete Jürgen Hingsen was legendary in the sport throughout the 1980s. The pair constantly traded world records, but Thompson always had the upper hand in the major events, remaining undefeated in all competitions for nine years between 1979 and 1987.

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He has been called the greatest decathlete of all time and the greatest English athlete of all time.

Thompson opened the 1980 Olympic season with a world decathlon record of 8,648 points at Götzis, Austria, in May, and followed this with a comfortable win at the Moscow Olympics. After a quiet 1981 season, he was in devastating form in 1982; back at Götzis in May, he raised the world record to 8,730 points and then in September, at the European Championships in Athens, he took the record up to 8,774 points. The following month in Brisbane, Thompson took his second Commonwealth title. In 1983, Daley won the inaugural World Championships and became the first decathlete to hold a continental title, in his case the European title, and the World and Olympic titles simultaneously. He also became by virtue of his World title, the first athlete in any athletics event to hold Olympic, World, continental and Commonwealth Games titles in a single event simultaneously.

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He spent much of the summer of 1984 in California preparing for the defence of his Olympic title, with Jürgen Hingsen, the West German who had succeeded Thompson as the world record holder, expected to be a major threat. Thompson took the lead in the first event and was never headed throughout the competition, although it seemed that, by easing off in the 1,500 metres he had missed tying the world record by just one point. When the photo-finish pictures were examined, however, it was found that Thompson should have been credited with one more point in the 110 metres hurdles so he had in fact, equalled Hingsen’s record. Then when the new scoring tables were introduced, Thompson became the sole record holder once more with a recalculated score of 8,847 points – a world record that stood until 1992, when it was surpassed by the American athlete Dan O’Brien with a score of 8,891. His two victories in the Olympic decathlon are a feat shared only with the Americans Bob Mathias and Ashton Eaton. Thompson’s 1984 performance is still the UK record.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Celebrity. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United Kingdom. Daley Thompson celebrates birthday on July 30 of every year.

At the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, Thompson, who had just won his second Olympic decathlon gold medal, wore a T-shirt that read “IS THE WORLD’S SECOND GREATEST ATHLETE GAY?”. United States sprinter Carl Lewis had been dealing with rumours of homosexuality and the shirt was regarded as being cruelly directed at Lewis. “The second athlete could be anybody, Carl Lewis, anybody” Thompson stated.

Thompson won his third Commonwealth title in 1986 but after that he never quite recaptured the superlative form of earlier years. In 1987, he suffered his first decathlon defeat for nine years when he finished ninth in the World Championships, and at his fourth Olympics in Seoul in 1988 he finished fourth. He made the Commonwealth Games team for the fourth time in 1990, but was forced to withdraw because of injury.

Thompson was forced to retire from athletics in 1992, due to a persistent hamstring injury. In the 1990s he played professional football for Mansfield Town and Stevenage F.C. and Non-League football for Ilkeston F.C. He also worked as fitness coach for Wimbledon F.C. and Luton Town football clubs. He also took part in motorsport, entering the Ford Credit Fiesta Challenge Championship in 1994.

In 1994 Thompson trained with Reading Football Club and even scored in a friendly against Leatherhead.

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