Ashton Eaton wins decathlon
LONDON -- Instead of one victory lap, Ashton Eaton got four.
His Olympic gold medal in the decathlon was all but sealed when he reached the last event, the 1,500 meters, where he simply needed to finish in an average time to win the event on Thursday night.
The world-record holder cruised over the four laps, crossed the line and -- even as exhausted as he was -- started celebrating.
Eaton finished the two-day competition with 8,869 points to defeat fellow American Trey ...
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