Ashton EATON

Ashton EATON - U.S.A. - 2012 Olympics Decathlon Champion.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 08 August 2012

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Ashton EATON - U.S.A. - 2012 Olympics Decathlon Champion.

The montage of photos above show Ashton Eaton clearing the high jump bar,

pole vaulting (day two), putting the shot and winning his 100 metres heat .

Men's Decathlon. 2012 Olympic Games
1. Ashton EATON   USA   8869pts
2. Trey HARDEE   USA   8671pts
3. Leonel SUAREZ   CUB   8523pts
  BEL   8447pts
5. Damian WARNER
  CAN   8442pts
6. Rico FREIMUTH   GER   8320pts
7. Oleksiy KASYANOV   UKR   8283pts
8. Sergey SVIRIDOV   RUS   8219pts
Points Breakdown
1. 100m   10.35   1011pts
2. Long Jump   8.03m   1068pts
3. Shot Put   14.66m   769pts
4. High Jump   2.05m   850pts
5. 400m   46.90   963pts
6. 110m Hurdles   13.56   1032pts
7. Discus   42.53m   716pts
8. Pole Vault   5.20m   972pts
9. Javelin   61.96m   767pts PB
10.1500m   4:33.59   721pts


At the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials  Ashton Eaton set a new World Record for the decathlon of 9039, breaking Roman Šebrle's

score of 9026 points set in 2001, at Götzis. He also beat Dan O'Brien's American record of 8891 points set in 1992.

He thus became the second athlete to score over 9,000 points. At he U.S. trial he ran a 10.21 100 metres and long jumped

8.23 (27 feet) both, as at the Olympics, 1,000 plus scoring events.

In March at the World Indoor Championships in Istanbulhe improved his own heptathlon World Record

of 6568 with a new score of 6645.