Ashton Eaton Speaker Profile
Ashton Eaton Biography
World record decathalete, Ashton Eaton was born January 21,1988 and is an American decathlete, who competes for the Oregon Track ClubElite team based in Eugene, Oregon. He currently trains under Harry Marra.
In college, Eaton competed for the University of Oregonwhere he was a five-time NCAA champion, and won The Bowerman award in 2010. Hecurrently holds the world record in both the decathlon and heptathlon events.He is a two-time medalist (one gold, one silver) at the World Championships. Hehas qualified to represent the United States in the decathlon at the 2012Summer Olympics in London.
At the 2012 Summer Olympics, going into the final event, the 1500 metres run,Eaton held a 317-point lead over his closest competitor, Hardee. Eaton ran newa personal best in the 1500 metres with a time of 4:14.48, finishing first. Inthe process, he brought his total score for the decathlon to 9039, breakingRoman ebrle's previous world record of 9026 points. Eaton also broke DanO'Brien's American record of 8891 points set it 1992. In Eaton's world-recordperformance, both days of the competition had less than ideal conditions withrainy and cold weather.
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