Bechert Places 13th As Germany Wins Thorpe Cup

CHULA VISTA, Calif. – Manhattan College All-American decathlete Tom Bechert (Munich, Germany) helped Germany defeat the United States 38,899-38,841 at the Thorpe Cup, an annual decathlon/heptathlon dual meet between the two nations, this weekend at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.  Representing his national team for the first time, Bechert finished…