What a comeback!
Kévin Mayer is Olympic decathlon vice-champion.
After two days of suffering, battling a back injury that hurt him so badly, the world record holder in the discipline went on to win a silver medal.
He notably went to seek this medal, after a huge javelin throw, signing his personal best with 73.09 m, during the ninth round of the decathlon of the Tokyo Olympics.
🇫🇷🤩 Kevin Mayer's mammoth javelin throw!
The Frenchman smashes his personal best with 73.09m!
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The decathlon live https://t.co/9bwalofCYI pic.twitter.com/jnybqxHGRF
- Eurosport France (@Eurosport_FR) August 5, 2021
The French Kevin Mayer signs this second place behind the untouchable Canadian Damian Warner Olympic champion.
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