Chinese and foreign menÃ¢ÂÂs decathlon top athletes performance features comparative analysisAuthor(s): Shubin Su
The paper applies grey relational analysis to analyze the 12th National Games and the 30th Olympic Games men’s decathlon competitions top ten athletes’ competition performances. It solves Chinese and world top athletes’ men’s decathlon total performance and each single item performance grey correlation degrees and grey weights, and solves each event weight and rank the sizes. Analysis result shows that Chinese athletes compare with world top athletes, their grey weights in each single event have bigger differences, each event grey weight gap is bigger, but overall rank is the same. It suggests that China to focus on high jump, pole vault, 1500m and javelin throw these single items training, strengthen throwing kinds and endurance kinds of events training, improve physical quality, pay attention to stronger skilled jumping kinds of events technical training, and improve Chinese men’s decathlon athletes scientific selection in future athlete training.