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World Athletics Championships 2003
Tom Pappas celebrates after winning the gold in the men's decathlon at the 9th IAAF World Athletics Championship in Paris on Wednesday.
The American won the event with a total of 8750 points. Defending champion and world record holder Roman Sebrle of the Czech Republic finished second with 8634 points. Dmitry Karpov of Kazakhstan was third with 8374 points.