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Ashton Eaton leads decathlon

Updated: August 8, 2012, 9:42 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- After Ashton Eaton's big first day in the Olympic decathlon, he was far more interested in sleep.

And with good reason.

His day began Wednesday by breaking Bill Toomey's 44-year-old Olympic record in the decathlon 100-meter dash, finishing in 10.35 seconds. He ended it with a solid performance in the 400, bursting across the line in 46.90. In between, Eaton was first in the long jump, 11th in the shot put and second in the high jump.

But he didn't stay around ...

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