A graduate of Germantown Academy and Georgia Senior University Kyle Garland broke the board’s decathlon record with a score of 8,720 earlier this month.
Out of 10 competitions, he set six personal records, performing only in his fourth decathlon.
Garland is now preparing for the NCAA Outdoor Championships. After that – the World Cup, which will be held in Eugene, Oregon, where the NCAA.
Garland won three SEC Indoor titles in heptathlon and twice finished second in the NCAA Indoors, including second place after his then-teammate Karel Tilga in 2021.
Garland set 10 records while studying at the Hermontov Academy.