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Nixon sets decathlon record

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Nixon sets decathlon record

FAYETTEVILLE – Gunnar Nixon, a member of the 2011-12 recruiting class for the University of Arkansas men’s track and field team, set the national high school record in the decathlon with international implements last weekend at the Arcadia Invitational in Arcadia, Calif. His international-implements point total of 7,577 surpasses the previous record of 7,466 set by Curtis Beach in 2009.



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