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Mayer sets decathlon world record with 9,126 points

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TALENCE, France (AP) — Frenchman Kevin Mayer set a decathlon world record with a total of 9,126 points at the Decastar event in Talence on Sunday.

The previous record was owned by American athlete Ashton Eaton.

Eaton set a 9,045 points record at the 2015 world championships in Beijing.

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