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Ashton Eaton

Decathlete and World Record Holder In the Heptathlon.
Male
Born Jan 21, 1988

Ashton Eaton is an American decathlete, who competes for the Oregon Track Club Elite team based in Eugene, Oregon. He currently holds the world record in the heptathlon.

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CHILDHOOD

1988 Birth Eaton was born in Portland, Oregon, on January 21, 1988, the only child of Roslyn Eaton and Terrance Wilson. … Read More

TEENAGE

2006 18 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, he won the state high school 400 metres championship in 48.69 seconds and the long jump championship with. … Read More

TWENTIES

2008 20 Years Old In 2008, Eaton won the decathlon at the NCAA Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championship.
In 2009, Eaton defended his decathlon title at the NCAA Championships to win with 8,241 points.
He competes for the Oregon Track Club Elite team based in Eugene, Oregon. In college, Eaton competed for the University of Oregon, where he was a five-time NCAA champion, and won The Bowerman award in 2010.
He won a silver medal at the 2011 World Championships.
He won the gold medal while representing the United States in the decathlon at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
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