TOKYO: Damian Warner(pix) of Canada claimed the Olympic decathlon title at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, reported Xinhua.

He becomes only the fourth man in history to better 9,000 points as he finishes with an Olympic record of 9,018.

France's Kevin Mayer, who set the world record of 9,126 points in 2018, earned the silver with 8,726, with bronze going to Australia's 21-year-old Ash Moloney on 8,649 – an Oceania record.-Bernama