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Jenner was confident: "The second day has all my good events.
If everything works out all right, we should be ahead after it's all over." Following a rainstorm on the second day, Jenner watched teammate Fred Dixon get injured in the 110 meter hurdles, By that point, victory was virtually assured, but it remained to be seen by how much Jenner would improve the record.
Jenner set a new personal best time and won the gold medal with a world-record score of 8,618 points.
Abandoning vaulting poles in the stadium, with no intention of ever competing again, Jenner stated that: "In 1972, I made the decision that I would go four years and totally dedicate myself to what I was doing, and then I would move on after it was over with.
"There are still unopened telegrams back at the hotel and you just can't believe the offers that poured in during the first two days." The publicity stunt was executed by team president/general manager Joe Axelson to mock the Kansas City Chiefs' yearly claims that they planned on selecting "the best athlete available" in the National Football League Draft.
Caitlyn Marie Jenner (born William Bruce Jenner; October 28, 1949) is an American television personality and retired Olympic gold medal–winning decathlete.